The Bugliest Bug

Carol Diggory Shields (Author) Scott Nash (Illustrator)
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Description

A rollicking, tongue-in-cheek entree to the entomological world. -- Publishers Weekly

In this rousing read-aloud from the creators of Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp, all of insect land is abuzz with news of a big contest! The demure Damselfly Dilly -- neither clever nor frilly -- has no thoughts of winning, but she's curious to see who will. Lively verse mixes fun, fancy, and fascinating fact, while exuberant artwork virtually flies off the page.

Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Candlewick Press (MA)
Publish Date
April 12, 2005
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.82 X 9.76 X 0.16 inches | 0.39 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780763622930

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About the Author

Carol Diggory Shields thinks "insects are awesome! As I studied insects for THE BUGLIEST BUG, I realized that every invention people have come up with, from catapults to jet propulsion, had already been invented and used by bugs for millions of years. And that is why to be 'bugly' is the ultimate compliment." Carol Diggory Shields is a children's librarian and lives in northern California with her family.

Scott Nash is the illustrator of many children's books, including OH, TUCKER! by Steven Kroll and MARTIAN ROCK and SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE DINOSAUR STOMP by Carol Diggory Shields. He lives with his wife on an island off the coast of Maine.

Reviews

"A rollicking, tongue-in-cheek entree to the entomological world."