Monster Bugs

Paperback | March 12, 1996

byLucille Recht PennerIllustratorPamela Johnson

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Best-selling simplifier of science Lucille Recht Penner unearths the truth about the water bug which sucks its victims' blood like a vampire, the assassin bug which turns its prey to mush with a special poison, and other barbaric bugs.  This vividly illustrated collection of sensational but true bug facts is sure to set young readers' skin crawling!

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Penner here offers sensational but true facts about bugs. From the waterbug, sucking its victims' blood like a vampire, to the assassin bug, which turns its prey to mush with deadly poison, this fascinating book will leave kids' skin crawling. Full color

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Best-selling simplifier of science Lucille Recht Penner unearths the truth about the water bug which sucks its victims' blood like a vampire, the assassin bug which turns its prey to mush with a special poison, and other barbaric bugs.  This vividly illustrated collection of sensational but true bug facts is sure to set young readers' ...

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Best-selling simplifier of science Lucille Recht Penner unearths the truth about the water bug which sucks its victims' blood like a vampire, the assassin bug which turns its prey to mush with a special poison, and other barbaric bugs. This vividly illustrated collection of sensational but true bug facts is sure to set young readers' s...

Pamela Johnson, a former senior editor of Essence magazine and now a frequent contributor, is a graduate of Stanford University. She is the co-author of the novel Santa & Pete. She lives in New York City.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.17 inPublished:March 12, 1996Publisher:Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0679869743

ISBN - 13:9780679869740

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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Penner here offers sensational but true facts about bugs. From the waterbug, sucking its victims' blood like a vampire, to the assassin bug, which turns its prey to mush with deadly poison, this fascinating book will leave kids' skin crawling. Full color