Learn your ABCs in this “icky” exploration of all the creepy crawly insects from A to Z. Best-selling author Jerry Pallotta delivers a fun first concepts book that helps children discover why farmers like pray mantis, why fireflies light up the sky, or how water spiders breathe underwater. Pallotta’s signature witty yet scientific text paired with Masiello’s vivid and detailed illustrations make this alphabetic exploration one that will keep curious readers intrigued and engaged as they learn about the natural world of bugs.
About the Author
Jerry Pallotta is an award-winning author of children's alphabet books and imaginative fiction. His books combine interesting facts, detailed research, humor, and realistic illustrations that mesmerize children everywhere.
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A is for Alphabet Book. A is also for Ant. Ants are hard workers. Ants are able to carry things that are larger and heavier than they are. They always seem to be trying to build something.
Excerpted from "The Icky Bug Alphabet Book"
Copyright © 1989 Jerry Pallotta.
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I'll bet you didn't know there were so many weird and yucky bugs around! This book introduces you to many strange insects and gives a bit of information on each one.
I love Jerry Pallotta's books. His books are beautiful and so much fun to read!!!!!