Cricket In The Thicket: Poems About Bugs

ISBN-10: 0805098186
ISBN-13: 9780805098181
Author: Murray, Carol
Illustrated by: Sweet, Melissa
Interest Level: K-3
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company

Publication Date: May 2017

Copyright: 2017

Page Count: 40

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Interest Level

Grades K-3

Reading Level

Accelerated Reader Level: 4.8
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

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A nonfiction picture book of poetry about fascinating insects with accompanying facts, notes, and illustrations by the Caldecott-winning Melissa Sweet.In addition to the playful rhyming poems, the supplementary text highlights surprising facts about bugs of all kinds.from familiar ants to exotic dragonflies, cringe-worthy ticks and magnificent fireflies. Melissa Sweet's collage-inspired mixed-media illustrations beautifully render these creatures and compliment the poems' whimsical tones. This is an enchanting and informative look at a perennial topic of interest for kids--cool bugs!