Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle

Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle

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Overview

Somewhere in the world right now an animal has just lightened its load. The dung beetles can smell it. They race to the scene by the thousands, intent on snagging their share of the precious poop. Think dung is gross? For a dung beetle, it's food, drink, and fuel for new life. Think dung beetles are disgusting? Take a closer look, and discover the beauty of these diamonds in the dung.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629235820
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication date: 03/25/2014
Product dimensions: 5.56(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 3 - 8 Years

About the Author

Cheryl Bardoe is the author of two NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor books, Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas; and Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age. She lives with her family near Hartford, Connecticut.

Alan Marks is the illustrator of many books for children, including Snow School; Little Lost Bat; A Mother’s Journey (a Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor book); and Storm (winner of the Carnegie Medal). Alan lives in an old house in the Kent countryside with his wife and two daughters.

Susie Berneis is a versatile voice over artist with numerous narration credits to her name. She has an ear for dialect and a love for the process of developing characters, cultivated in her 20-plus years of experience as a community and regional stage actress. Based in Ann Arbor, (home of the University of Michigan, where she received her BA in English and Theatre) Susie now takes great joy in playing all the characters she encounters in her narration.

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Somewhere in the world right now an animal is lightening its load—
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