This content is provided by Lovereading4kids.co.uk
Creep and Flutter The Secret World of Insects and Spiders by Jim Arnosky
  

Creep and Flutter The Secret World of Insects and Spiders

Jim Arnosky

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

Creep and Flutter The Secret World of Insects and Spiders by Jim Arnosky

In this stunning non-fiction picture book, acclaimed naturalist and illustrator Jim Arnosky brings out the beauty, the wow! and the yuck! factors of hundreds of insects and spiders. Eight spectacular gatefolds show moths and mosquitoes, butterflies and beetles, spiders and silverfish life-size, up-close and personal!

Reviews

Combining larger-than-life illustrations and thoughtful field notes, Arnosky takes readers on a tour of insect life. Foldout spreads display mayflies, dragonflies, beetles, butterflies, moths, and more, with each insect vividly described. . . . As with his other nature-themed books, Arnosky brings a personal and improvisational feeling to his work, including pencil sketches and writing that shares his own experiences. . . . Arnosky's inquisitive spirit and gentle prose will likely move readers to take his cue to be mindful of the small. Publishers Weekly (*Starred review) * Combining larger-than-life illustrations and thoughtful field notes, Arnosky takes readers on a tour of insect life. Foldout spreads display mayflies, dragonflies, beetles, butterflies, moths, and more, with each insect vividly described. . . . As with his other nature-themed books, Arnosky brings a personal and improvisational feeling to his work, including pencil sketches and writing that shares his own experiences. . . . Arnosky's inquisitive spirit and gentle prose will likely move readers to take his cue to be mindful of the small. Publishers Weekly (Starred review) Praise for Wild Tracks A 2009 ALA Notable Book A splendid example of Arnosky's skill at making natural history come alive for young readers. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review Arnosky's infectious enthusiasm for nature is evident...Worthy...for its inviting format and its promising premise that kids can find tracks, interpret them, and have a great time outdoors. -- School Library Journal, starred review A terrific beginning field guide...the uniformly lovely illustrations and the compelling concept make this a book that young naturalists will enjoy year-round. -- Booklist Praise for Slither and Crawl A 2009 Parents

's painterly eye and personal observations match handsomely in this face-to-face experience . handsome, informative. -- School Library Journal (starred review) beautiful and very detailed illustrations--Arnosky's love of nature is contagious. -- Library Media Connection

*Starred review)

About the Author

Jim Arnosky is the author/illustrator of more than 100 books and received the first lifetime achievement award for Excellence in Science Illustration from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for nonfiction. Jim lives in Vermont, but travels all over the US for school and library visits. Visit jimarnoskycom to learn more.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Jim Arnosky
More books by Jim Arnosky

Publisher

Sterling an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co Inc

Publication date

1st March 2016

ISBN

9781454919100


Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****