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Cricket in the Thicket: Poems About Bugs

Author: Murray, Carol
Sweet, Melissa (Ilt)

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company

Format:Hardcover
List Price:$17.99
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Stock:88

Overview:

Cricket in the Thicket: Poems About Bugs : A nonfiction picture book of poetry about fascinating insects with accompanying facts, notes, and illustrations by the Caldecott-winning Melissa Sweet.

Pray tell us, Mr. Mantis,
Do you pray or simply prey?
Do you scout about for victims
Or fold your hands all day?

In addition to the playful rhyming poems, the supplementary text highlights surprising facts about bugs of all kinds - from familiar ants to exotic dragonflies, cringe-worthy ticks and magnificent fireflies. Melissa Sweet's collage-inspired mixed-media illustrations beautifully render these creatures and compliment the poems' whimsical tones. This is an enchanting and informative look at a perennial topic of interest for kids - cool bugs!


Category   Subject
Children Nonfiction   Nature
Children Nonfiction   Poetry

ISBN 13:9780805098181
ISBN 10:0805098186
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:40
Size:11.36" l x 9.42" w x 0.44" h
Ages: 4 - 8
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