Chirping Crickets by Melvin Berger

Chirping Crickets

byMelvin Berger

Paperback | April 18, 1998

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Chirp! Chirp! Chirp!

That's the sound crickets make. You've probably heard them chirp on a summer evening. But did you know that they make their chirping sounds by rubbing their wings together, and that only male crickets can chirp?

Inside this book you'll learn about crickets, and even how to tell the temperature by counting a cricket's chirps.

Melvin Berger and Megan Lloyd have created a wonderful introduction to a fascinating insect: the cricket.

Chirrrp, chirrrp, chirrrpthats the sound of crickets on a summer evening. A male cricket makes this sound by rubbing his legs against a bumpy vein on his wing. Find out more about crickets, including how they hear with their knees, in this stunningly illustrated introduction to the cricket.

About The Author

Melvin Berger is the author of many classic LRFOs, including Germs Make Me Sick!, Oil Spills! and Why I Cough, Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn, as well as other nonfiction on the Harper backlist. He lives in East Hampton, NY.
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Title:Chirping CricketsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8 × 9.81 × 0.07 inPublished:April 18, 1998Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064451801

ISBN - 13:9780064451802

Appropriate for ages: 5 - 9

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Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out-Science is a terrific series for kids. Combining the appeal of a great story and lively, colourful illustrations with clear, informative facts on subjects children are learning about in school, this two-level series offers step-by-step explanations of basic concepts and provides activities at the end of each story. Exploring the fascinating world of insects is a great way to learn about nature. Chirping Crickets by Melvin Berger tells the story of the cricket and shares fascinating facts about its home, its food and the location of its ears.