Ask a Bug

DK. DK, $9.99 (48p) ISBN 978-0-7566-7230-0
"The word ‘bugs' can include not [only] insects but also other creepy crawlies... such as scorpions, millipedes, and woodlice. Come and meet us!" invites this paper-over-board guide to the beetles, butterflies, bees, and more. Full-bleed photographs give readers a closeup view of each species, while small insets show the comparative size of each next to a human hand. Numerous questions are posed to the subjects of each spread ("What do baby ants look like?" "Why do crickets sing?"), and the answers appear amid a multitude of facts that should easily hold the interest of amateur entomologists. Also available: Ask a Dinosaur. Ages 6–10. (Apr.)
Reviewed on: 04/25/2011
Release date: 03/01/2011
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