Bompa's Insect Expedition

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Greystone Kids
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9.1 X 9.6 X 0.4 inches | 0.93 pounds

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About the Author
David Suzuki is an internationally renowned scientist and environmentalist who has made it his life's work to help humanity understand, appreciate, respect, and protect nature. He is the co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation and the author of more than fifty books. He is a father of five and grandfather of ten, including twins Nakina and Kaoru. He lives in Vancouver.
Tanya Lloyd Kyi is the author of more than 30 books for children and young adults. Tanya's most recent books include What Will I Discover?, Our Green City, and Better Connected (written with her daughter, Julia Kyi). She lives in Vancouver, and teaches for the University of British Columbia's School of Creative Writing.
Qin Leng has illustrated picture books and magazines with publishers around the world. Recent books include her author-illustrator debut I Am Small, and Clover written by Nadine Robert, which received the Governor General's Literary Award for a French Language Illustrated Book. She lives in Toronto.


"Kids ages four to eight will love the fascinating facts about everyday bugs... A captivating way of introducing insects to children."
--Quill & Quire STARRED review

"Spreads full of beauty and information, familial tenderness, and Bompa's enthusiasm lift this story above ordinary nature explorations with unexpected complexity and substance."
--Publishers Weekly STARRED review

The message about finding the extraordinary in the ordinary is a worthy one, especially for young explorers who might not have much access to nature spaces."
Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"A terrific invitation to take closer looks and think longer thoughts."
--Kirkus, STARRED review

"Bompa's Insect Expedition is such a fun, almost non-fiction, volume... As Bompa narrates the bug world, the twins, armed with magnifying glasses, backpacks, and safari hats, crawl around following ant trails, wade through grasses swaying over their shoulders, and swat at mosquitoes. [B]elongs with Diary of a Spider by Doreen Cronin and other insect picture books that subtly teach bug facts while adventuring with the insects."
--Youth Services Book Review, STARRED review