Explorers: Insects and Creepy-Crawlies

Explorers: Insects and Creepy-Crawlies

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Explorers are designed to appeal to readers ages 6-8: those who are just starting to read alone and more confident readers who are beginning to exercise wider reading and cross-referencing skills. Lively, dramatic artwork scenes draw children into a subject, and each scene is followed by a photographic information spread that gives a wealth of extra detail. As a fun extra element, the reader can follow themed links to access information on related topics.Anyone who has ever looked at an insect with a magnifying glass knows that the world of these tiny creatures is fascinating. In Insects and Creepy-Crawlies, young readers get an up-close view of life in a variety of insect habitats. Each spread focuses on a key topic, from insect homes, to a butterfly's life cycle, to flying insects and life in a beehive, to amazing hunting minibeasts including spiders and scorpions.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 220.98 x 269.75 x 5.08mm | 439.98g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0753471701
  • 9780753471708
  • 1,706,482

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"The busy pages of these Explorers series books offer plenty of options for even the most curious readers. Thanks to the many potential paths through each book's pages, reading it always offers something new. . . . [With] descriptive paragraphs . . . colorful photos and illustrations . . . various bright icons [that] relate [to] illustrations around the book . . . the Explorers books live up to their series name." --Booklistshow more

About Jinny Johnson

Jinny Johnson has written and edited dozens of non-fiction titles for young children on subjects as diverse as birds, insects, endangered animals, the seasons and skeletons. She is known for her ability to present information in a clear and engaging way. Peter Bull has worked as a freelance illustrator for more than twenty-five years. He creates both traditional and digital art for publishers worldwide and also runs the Peter Bull Art Studio, based in the UK.show more

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