A Beetle Is Shy

A Beetle Is Shy

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The award-winning duo of Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long team up again, this time creating a gorgeous look at the fascinating world of beetles. From flea beetles to bombardier beetles, an incredible variety of these beloved bugs are showcased here in all their splendor. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, this carefully researched and visually striking book is perfect for sparking children's imaginations in both classroom reading circles and home libraries.
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 239 x 288 x 10mm | 460g
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 1452127123
  • 9781452127125
  • 32,707

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"A sparkling homage to a diverse category of insect."-Publishers Weekly, starred review "Children and adults will love this beautiful and fascinating book."-School Library Journal "This delightful book promotes a sense of wonder about a group of little creatures with whom we share this Earth."--Science Magazine
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About Dianna Hutts Aston

Dianna Hutts Aston is the author of many bestselling books for children. In addition, she has established an annual Teen Writer's Workshop for underprivileged teens in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where she lived for several years. She currently lives in Texas. Visit her at www.diannahaston.com. Sylvia Long is the illustrator of many bestselling books for children. (She is approaching half a million Chronicle copies sold.) She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband and their dogs, Jackson and Truman. Learn more about Sylvia Long at www.sylvia-long.com.
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Rating details

379 ratings
4.25 out of 5 stars
5 41% (154)
4 46% (175)
3 11% (42)
2 2% (7)
1 0% (1)
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