Would You Rather: Dine with a Dung Beetle or Lunch with a Maggot? by Camilla de le Bedoyere

Would You Rather: Dine with a Dung Beetle or Lunch with a Maggot?

Written by Camilla de le Bedoyere
Illustrated by Mel Howells
Part of the Would You Rather Series

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Would you rather dine with a dung beetle, drink with a mosquito, have supper with a spider or lunch with a maggot? Pick your answer and learn about bugs but be careful what you choose. You could end up eating a splendid dish of elephant poo or a dinner of rotting flesh... Explore the world of bugs and make your choice. Brilliantly funny illustrations coupled with entertaining text in this picture book makes for hours of entertainment and, with no wrong or right answer, there are endless possibilities for discussion and extra facts and notes at the end of the book encourage the reader to come up with their own questions.


Would You Rather: Dine with a Dung Beetle or Lunch with a Maggot? by Camilla de le Bedoyere

Explore the world of bugs through fun and hilarious scenarios with a Would you Rather? question approach. Discover the revolting eating habits of bugs and decide what you'd rather eat, where you'd rather live and what super senses you'd rather have.

The brand new Would You Rather? series includes the following titles:

Dine with a Dung Beetle or Lunch with a Maggot?

Have a Shark for a Sister or a Ray for a Brother?

Shake like a Dog or Leap like a Cat?

Have the Teeth of a T-Rex or the Armour of an Ankylosaurus?

About the Author

Camilla de le Bedoyere was a teacher for 10 years before she became a full-time non-fiction author. She studied Zoology and Geology at Bristol University, and has subsequently written or edited more than 200 books for children and adults, many of which aim to explain and explore the natural world and our relationship with it Camilla is a specialist literacy teacher at a London high school, developing reading skills and encouraging a love of learning through books..

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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QED Publishing

Publication date

20th May 2016




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