________________ CM . . . . Volume XXIV Number . . . . November 10, 2017

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Bugs from Head to Tail. (Head to Tail; 3).

Stacey Roderick. Illustrated by Kwanchai Moriya.
Toronto, ON: Kids Can Press, 2017.
36 pp., hardcover, $18.99.
ISBN 978-1-77138-729-3.

Subject Heading:
Insects-Juvenile literature.

Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.

Review by Tina Benevides.

***Ĺ /4

   

excerpt:

What bug has a tail like this? None! A tail grows out of an animalís spine, and no bug has a spine!

 

Bugs from Head to Tail is a wonderful book that introduces young readers to the unique qualities of some very interesting bugs. Roderickís creative narration describes the characteristics of some common bugs and some that are not so common. I was also impressed at the authorís inclusion of some scientific terms, such as pheromones, along with an age-appropriate description. Bugs from Head to Tail would be a wonderful tool to introduce young entomologists to the enigmatic world of bugs. In addition, young readers will also be captivated by the beauty of the papercut illustrations which are both colourful and add texture.

Highly Recommended.

Dr. Tina Benevides holds a PhD (Literacy) from OISE at the University of Toronto and is a part-time faculty member at Nipissing University in North Bay, ON.



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