This is a bright, beautiful, bold introduction to the world of bugs! It even has a Bug-o-Meter in the back and a card to start your own field guide and bug sighting. — Jessica Wood
Pretty ladybugs, fluttering butterflies, creepy daddy longlegs, and roly-poly bugs are some of the familiar creatures featured in this whimsically illustrated insect album. Complete with an "actual size" chart and bug-o-meter listing fun facts about each bug, Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! will inform and entertain curious little bug lovers everywhere.
About the Author
Bob Barner was born in Arkansas, grew up in the midwest and now lives in Northern California. He graduated from The Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He has worked as an art therapist and an art director at several advertising agencies and design studios and has also assisted Al Capp with the writing and drawing for the popular comic strip "Li'l Abner." Barner works with pen and ink, watercolor, cut and torn paper as well as th
Bold colors and lively rhyming text combine to make this eye-catching picture book a bug lover's delight. The text's simplicity will keep little ones engaged "Butterflies that flutter in the sky/Spotted ladybugs that go creeping by" and the Bug-O-Meter (a chart that answers questions such as "Can it fly" and "Where does it live?") is a device that older children will really enjoy. The vivid colors and bold shapes in Barner's collage illustrations will show well in a story-time setting, despite the book's smaller than average size, and will really grab kid's attention if the book is put on a display table.