Some Bugs (FREE)
Great introduction to bugs even
they are not your Added Fabulous book trailer DiTerlizzi does a wonderful author talk Perfect for kids in Kindergarten and 1st grade If she s in your area it s well worth it to hear her talk about her writing a beautifully done rhyming book about writing A beautifully done rhyming book about While details are added to the bugs to make them cute the general shape and structures are accurate The ast two pages include all of the bugs from the story along with their common names Recommended for preschool through kindergarten this is a fun rhyming text perfect for a read aloud Short sentences on each page Focuses on what bugs do bite glide swim etc Cute and very detailed illustrations Some Bugs has A LOT of bugs Bugs flying fluttering biting and buzzing around the pages So many bugs to see Cute colorful bugs with friendly eyes and smiles The ants had my favorite page with their underground tunnels Up and down under the ground Angela DiTerlizzi and Brendan Wenzel combine forces words pictures to introduce readers to the bugs iving in and around backyards This book captures the energy and curiosity of scouring the ground for movement and color and sound Fun "energy What was that noise Did that stick just wiggle HahaGo ook Look high and ow for water striders scorpions red "What was that noise Did that stick just wiggle HahaGo ook Look high and American Military History and the Evolution of Western Warfare low for water striders scorpions red mites and stink bugs Wellmaybe not stink bugs A fun summer book to get kids outside exploring Some bugs sting Some bugs bite Some bugs stink And some bugs fight And so begins the sing song narrative of Some Bugs aovely picture book exploration of the insect Delivering Your Mail: A Book About Mail Carriers (Community Workers) life to be found in a child s backyard A brief text no than a sentence per page is paired here with vividly colorful illustrations depicting various bugs The book concludes with a girl and her cat who have been the ones examining all the insects under discussion and a final page in which each one is identifiedRecommended by noess a picture book The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit of Velazquez luminary than Eric Carle whose words of praise a delightful combination of pictures and words that will captivate readers dovetails with my own view on the matter Some Bugs is the kind of natural history for younger children that Iike to see Beautiful illustrations paired with an engaging but simple text with information in the form of the page identifying the various. Get the buzz on bugs in this picture book from Angela DiTerlizziGrab your magnifying glassFind your field guideAnd come hop hide swim. Than 50000 species of true bugs it s not ike anyone was going to run out of choices Now I don t believe the author or illustrator really bothered to consider a scientific definition but even a collouial definition of "A Small Insect Fails For A Number "small insect fails for a number these And considering that kids probably do already make a distinction between beetles and butterflies and spiders this sloppy conflation makes things worse rather than betterWhat is it that bugs do Sucking This is their Defining Characteristic Unfortunately That characteristic Unfortunately that does not appear at all in the itany of Stinging biting stinking fighting hopping gliding swimming hiding building making hunting taking bugs are oh so fascinating And yes that was an attempt at rhyming making and taking with fascinating so true rhyme isn t in the cards here either Vibrant cute a must for young bug enthusiasts Both my toddler and my kindergartner were fans Check out Picture book reviews Perspective of a WriterA field guide to what some bugs do With a page naming all the bugs that were part of the drawingsThe illustrations are so beautiful for this book they could seriously be posters for a kid s room The illustrations totally make the book what it is I oved the Get Fast!: A Complete Guide to Gaining Speed Wherever You Ride larger animals included in the spreads to show scale as well as the different sized bugs from the tiny flies to the big beetlesMy nephew enjoyed this book and we talked about what was happening in many of the spreadsike the ant hill and we talked about the verbs used to describe what the bugs doSo cute I would run out and buy this for any child who is curious about bugs We actually read this digitally and there was a read along function for it too My nephew benefits from repetition so it was great to The Pleasant Light of Day listen then read it together The narration was very good and super fun This is not a message book but is the stimulate creativity and aove for the outdoorsBOTTOM LINE So much bug funYou can find this review and many others on my book blog Perspective of a Writer See my picture book reviews in a special feature called Boo s Picture Gallery Absolutely adorable bug illustrations You The Doctors 5-Minute Health Fixes: The Prescription for a Lifetime of Great Health ll have fun naming all theittle critters Delightful book that is beautifully illustrated My kids oved trying to pronounce the bug names Reading and earning is always amazin. Tles this zippy rhyming exploration of backyard bug behavior is sure to have insect enthusiasts of all ages bugging out with exciteme.If They Are Not Your
characters Some BugsInsects at the rear I was reminded of Diana Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long s series of natural history picture books from An Egg Is uiet to A Butterfly Is Patient and that is high praise indeed Recommended to anyone ooking for "Picture Books Celebrating Nature And All The "books celebrating nature and all the creatures to be found therein Not particularly helpful in teaching youngsters Firstly when you call everything from a dog tick to a bumblebee to a monarch caterpillar to a scorpion a bug you haven t taught anything and actually have probably made readers confused Why t taught anything and actually have probably made readers confused Why t a scientific definition be used insects of the order Hemiptera with mouths designed for sucking Butterflies and bumblebees and beetles are not bugs And scorpions certainly aren t they aren t even insects they are arachnids ike spiders Of the 46 named at the back of the book here s the score It s not goodNOT BUGS mothsbutterflies beetles beesants and Woolly bear caterpillar LepidopteraMonarch caterpillar LepidopteraMonarch butterfly LepidopteraLunate Zale moth LepidopteraGrapeleaf skeletonizer moth LepidopteraHummingbird hawk moth LepidopteraGypsy moth LepidopteraPoplar sphinx caterpillar LepidopteraTwo spotted adybug Coleoptera Eyed click beetle ColeopteraHercules beetle ColeopteraSunburst diving beetle ColeopteraWhirligig beetle ColeopteraBoll weevil ColeopteraAmerican bumblebee HymenopteraHoneybee HymenopteraYellow jacket HymenopteraSilky ant HymenopteraLubber grasshopper OrthopteraAngle wing katydid OrthopteraField cricket OrthopteraWalking stick PhasmatodeaTimema PhasmatodeaGreenhouse thrip nymph ThysanopteraSnake fly RaphidopteraHalloween pennant dragonfly OdonataCaddisfly TrichopteraDog flea SiphonapteraChinese mantis MantodeaHorsefly DipteraGreen acewing NeuropteraEarwig DermapteraNOT EVEN INSECTSMarbled orb weaver Araneae arachnidsDog tick Ixodida arachnidsRed velvet mite Trombidiformes arachnidsScorpion Scorpiones arachnidPill bug Isopoda crustaceansSpringtail illustration could be Poduromorpha but regardless springtails Collembola are no onger considered insectsYES EIGHT TRUE BUGSPeriodical cicadaWater striderGreen stinkbugWhite flyWheel bugPink aphidBuffalo treehopperScarlet and green eafhopperSo there are indeed some bugs in this book But 38 of the 46 are not bugs Considering there are. And glidethrough this buggy backyard world Featuring insects including butterflies and moths crickets and cicadas bumblebees and bee.