The Big Book of Bugs

Written by Yuval Zommer

The Big Book of Bugs Synopsis

Introductory spreads explain that bugs live nearly everywhere on Earth and give tips on how to become a young bug spotter. The book is divided into key groups of bugs, including beetles, moths, butterflies, bees, snails, crickets, grasshoppers, worms and spiders, all illustrated with scenic compositions. Some spreads approach the world of bugs thematically, such as bugs that come out at night, baby creepy-crawlies and life cycles, how bugs hide and show off and how some bugs love to live in your home. The text is chatty, funny and full of amazing facts.

The Big Book of Bugs Press Reviews

'A sumptuous, outsized guide to marvelling at minibeasts' - Playing by the Book 'Written with warmth and humour, the fact-filled text provides a fascinating insight into the creepy-crawly kingdom' - Smallish 'A magical introduction to the world of insects' - The Green Parent 'Bugs have never looked better than in Zommer's colourful, often comical little portraits and glorious natural backdrops, from gardens to ponds ' - lovereading4kids.co.uk 'I really recommend The Big Book of Bugs as an essential addition to any growing mind's bookshelf ' - Families magazine 'Good value hardback book with fascinating information brought to life in the most beautiful way ' - Angels & Urchins 'This book is full of amazing facts designed to inspire children - and enable them to become skilled bug-spotters themselves' - Absolutely Mama 'One of our favourite non-fiction picture books ... A highly engaging, yet understated learning experience for any young bug-spotter' - Picture Books Blogger 'With beautifully detailed illustrations and funny, fact-filled language, this is the ultimate guide to our creepy-crawly world' - Parent Talk 'A gem of children's non-fiction ... answers all the questions your little one might ask' - The Guardian Witness 'Continues the welcome trend for beautifully illustrated non fiction ... a book to stimulate curiosity and counter squeamishness' - Sunday Times 'Splendid ... children and their parents will be riveted' - Observer

Book Information

ISBN: 9780500650677
Publication date: 1st March 2016
Author: Yuval Zommer
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages

About Yuval Zommer

Yuval Zommer studied at the Royal College of Art, London, and has worked as a creative director at many top advertising agencies. He wrote and illustrated the children's picture book The Big Blue Thing on the Hill, which was nominated for a Teach Primary New Children's Fiction Award, The Big Book of Bugs and The Big Book of Beasts.

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