There’s a Bug on My Book!

Written and Illustrated by John Himmelman

So much to learn and see just from the immediate world around us. Just going outside and sitting still yields a wealth of information. A beetle might land on your book before it decides to fly away. A snake might slither across on its way to who knows where. A grasshopper lands and takes off. A spider might need to be encouraged to slide off the page. A slug might eventually find its way back off the page. Pillbugs are fun to watch roll into balls. They will also need to be slid off the book. A tree frog would probably hold onto an upside down book. Ants will also need to help to leave and to avoid the frog. The snake comes back for a frog snack.

Action packed illustrations add to the fun with apparently crumpled pages and slug slime trails.

In the Explore More sections, kids will learn more about all the creatures they’ve just seen.  Parents and teachers will learn more about how to help kids use this book.

Many activities will grow out of this book. In fact, the book itself is an activity.

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  • Theres a Bug on My BookTitle: Patrick and the President         
  • Author/Illustrator: John Himmelman
  • Published: Dawn Publications, 2017
  • Reviewer: Sue Poduska
  • Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
  • Grade Level: PreK to 2
  • Genre: Nature, Nonfiction
  • ISBN: 978-1-58469-588-2
  • Extras: Explore More for Kids and for Parents and Teachers

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