My Awesome Summer By P. Mantis by Paul MeiselMy Awesome Summer By P. Mantis by Paul Meisel

My Awesome Summer By P. Mantis

byPaul Meisel

Picture Books | February 28, 2017

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"May 17: I was born today! It's a beautiful, sunny spring day!" This is the diary of P. Mantis, one of 150 brothers and sisters born on a garden bush. P. Mantis is an amazing insect: she can make herself look like a stick to hide from predators, she can swivel her head all the way around, and when she's grown up, she'll even be able to fly! Told in dated entries, P. Mantis describes the entirety of her life, sharing the fun and beauty of her world as well its little ups and downs ("I ate one of my brothers. Okay, maybe two.").  With bold, beautiful art and a text both humorous and scientifically accurate, My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis introduces young children to the life cycle of a familiar insect. 

Paul Meisel is an award-winning author and illustrator for children. His SEE ME RUN (Holiday House, 2012) was voted a Theodore Seuss Geisel Honor book! Paul lives and works in Connecticut, where Paul and his wife and raised their three grown sons. Paul spends most days working in his studio, which has a nice view of the woods and the b...
Title:My Awesome Summer By P. MantisFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:40 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.5 inPublished:February 28, 2017Publisher:Holiday House IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823436713

ISBN - 13:9780823436712