Tuesday, October 16, 2012
creepy, crawly, scaly
BUGS: EARTH'S MINI-CREATURES FROM THE COOLEST TO THE CRAZIEST by Penelope Arlon. Scholastic, 2012.
This title is part of the Discover more series from Scholastic. Along with the book, there is a URL inside that takes readers to a free digital book, one with activities and more facts and fun. In BUGS, readers will learn about the various groups of bugs and their members. From caterpillars and butterflies to slugs and snail to worms, arachnids, and insects, there is plenty of information. it is all accompanied by diagrams and eye-catching photos sure to delight. The book could be browsed or read depending on the reader's interest in the subject. <559>
SNAKES by Nic Bishop. Scholastic, 2012.trikes gold again, this time with snakes as his subject matter. Facts are accompanied by starkly crisp photographs. Bishop is able to accomplish much in a picture book (though it is a tad longer than 32 pp.). An afterword by Bishop discusses how he is able to photograph his subjects. <560>