Extreme Bugs

Steve Parker, illus. by Stuart Martin, Barron's, $22.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-7641-6288-6
Magnified photographs and detailed drawings allow enthusiasts to get up close and personal with a variety of insect species as they fly, crawl, and munch. Each featured insect has a playful descriptor, like "Itchy hairdo" for a woolly bear caterpillar and "Honeypots with legs" for honey ants, followed by paragraphs explaining each creature's unique characteristics. Special features include lift flaps and pull-out items, providing additional insight into the microworlds of insects. Ages 8–up. (May)
Reviewed on: 06/28/2010
Release date: 03/01/2010
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