Wicked Bugs (Young Readers Edition): The Meanest, Deadliest, Grossest Bugs on Earth

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Product Details

Price
$12.95
Publisher
Algonquin Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.5 X 8.31 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781616206994

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About the Author

AMY STEWART is the New York Times best-selling author of the acclaimed Kopp Sisters series, which began with Girl Waits with Gun. Her seven nonfiction books include The Drunken Botanist and Wicked Plants. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Briony Morrow-Cribbs studied studied art at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver, British Columbia, and currently lives in Brattleboro, Vermont, where she owns and operates Twin Vixen Press.

Reviews

"Amy Stewart's young readers edition of her New York Times bestseller is at once fascinating, entertaining, informative and horrifying."
--The Buffalo News

"Horrifyingly informative."
--Kirkus Reviews

"Sure to thrill budding entomologists . . . This accessible, middle-grade version of Wicked Bugs combines science, anthropology and history with a powerful yuck-factor. It's sure to be a hit with even the most reluctant readers--just be prepared for some serious goose bumps and skin tingles along the way."
--Shelf Awareness

"Budding entomologists and kids who marvel in the truly awe-inspiring, sometimes hair-raising, and gross natural world will be in heaven."
--School Library Journal

"Reluctant readers will be drawn in. The writing is lively and fun . . . A bug-lover's delight."
--San Francisco Book Review

"The organization is tidy and intuitive, the scope is impressive, the entry length is ideal, and the content is itchingly disturbing."
--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books