Nasty Bugs

Paperback | March 1, 2016

byLee Bennett HopkinsIllustratorWill Terry

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A collection of creepy, crawly poems by some of today's most beloved children's poets

This tribute to the delightful nastiness of bugs features sixteen poems by accomplished children's poets, including Marilyn Singer, J. Patrick Lewis, and Rebecca Andrew Loescher. From "Ode to a Dead Mosquito" to "Termite Tune," this brightly illustrated, kid-friendly collection riffs on the details of the world's most infamous insects. Fun facts about the featured creatures round out this sure bet for poetry fans and bug enthusiasts alike.

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A collection of creepy, crawly poems by some of today's most beloved children's poets This tribute to the delightful nastiness of bugs features sixteen poems by accomplished children's poets, including Marilyn Singer, J. Patrick Lewis, and Rebecca Andrew Loescher. From "Ode to a Dead Mosquito" to "Termite Tune," this brightly illustra...

Lee Bennett Hopkins has been publishing books for children and young adults since 1969. He divides his time between New York and Florida. Will Terry (www.willterry.com) studied illustration at Brigham Young University before pursuing his lifelong dream of becoming a children's book illustrator. He lives with his wife and three sons in...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8.48 × 0.1 inPublished:March 1, 2016Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0147519144

ISBN - 13:9780147519146

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"While each of the poems has a humorous touch, they also capture the essence of just what it is that makes the bugs so undesirable."--Booklist

"A squirm-inducing tribute to our blood-sucking, garbage-eating insect friends."--Publishers Weekly

"Terry's smooth, vividly colored paintings, mostly double-page spreads underlying the poems, add to the fun."--Kirkus Reviews