How To Survive As A Firefly by Kristen FooteHow To Survive As A Firefly by Kristen Foote

How To Survive As A Firefly

byKristen FooteIllustratorErica Salcedo

Hardcover | August 29, 2017

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A Junior Library Guild Selection Listen up, larvae! I've been in the trenches for the last year and a half, and let me tell you, there is danger lurking behind every tree and headlight. With my expertise, you'll learn how to hunt your first meal (snail soup anyone?), what makes your abdomen glow (put down the fire extinguisher!), and how to react when your mate wants to eat you for dinner (who knew fireflies could be cannibals?). Buck up, buttercup - you're in for the flight of your life! If you know what's good for you, you'll stop goofing around and pay attention toHow to Survive as a Firefly , or you mightnever make it to adulthood! How to Survive as a Firefly provides a unique take on insect science that will entertain and educate in and out of the classroom. Full of opportunities for extended learning, this book includes fun facts hidden throughout the hilarious illustrated story - and after, a glossary of important terms and some real photos of fireflies. If you've ever wondered how these fascinating beetles grow and glow, and you like to laugh while you learn, this book is for you!
KRISTEN FOOTE is the author of How to Survive as a Firefly and How to Survive as a Shark. With a degree in biology, she is a firm believer that learning about science can be fun (and funny!). She's a Colorado transplant who, when not writing, is enjoying everything the Rocky Mountains have to offer with her husband and two kids. How to...
Title:How To Survive As A FireflyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:36 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.37 inPublished:August 29, 2017Publisher:The Innovation PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1943147329

ISBN - 13:9781943147328


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun for all ages When I first got this book I figured only my youngest would read it, and sure enough my older kid looked at it can declared it too kiddish. But then a week later I caught him reading it, not only reading it but so engrossed we ended up late for his basketball class. This is a fantastic resource for the home or classroom, and should definitely be in every library.
Date published: 2017-11-09

Editorial Reviews

A Junior Library Guild Selection Foote... has her finger on the pulse of her audience... . Illuminating, of course - and also a good deal of fun" - Kirkus Reviews "Although Foote's approach is redolent with humor, she wisely keeps the text fairly info-packed and straightforward, saving the broader comedy for the illustrations, where there are plenty of sight gags to tease out. The larvae are marvelously individuated... " - Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "Science teachers and students will love the engaging illustrations and the unique way of presenting a myriad of science terms and concepts while also making the reader chuckle. The extra sidebars and factoids are great information and presented in a way that will encourage even the most reluctant reader to notice, read, and learn from them." - Melanie Dulaney, Librarian at Hallsville Intermediate School "Like the young fireflies, inquiring minds will devour the interesting tidbits about this unique family of insects." - Booklist "Does anyone really know where fireflies come from? This book tackles the question with colorful cartoon drawings and a humorous story line... " - School Library Journal"