Item description for Monster Bugs (Step into Reading) by Lucille Recht Penner & Pamela Johnson...
Overview Describes some of the world's largest insects and spiders, including the Goliath beetle, praying mantis, tarantula, and giant atlas moth
Publishers Description Best-selling simplifier of science Lucille Recht Penner unearths the truth about the water bug which sucks its victims' blood like a vampire, the assassin bug which turns its prey to mush with a special poison, and other barbaric bugs. This vividly illustrated collection of sensational but true bug facts is sure to set young readers' skin crawling!
Citations And Professional Reviews Monster Bugs (Step into Reading) by Lucille Recht Penner & Pamela Johnson has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
School Library Journal - 09/01/1996 page 199
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Studio: Random House Books for Young Readers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.2" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Mar 12, 1996
Publisher Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN 0679869743 ISBN13 9780679869740 UPC 090129003990
Availability 0 units.
More About Lucille Recht Penner & Pamela Johnson
LUCILLE RECHT PENNER is the author of many nonfiction books for kids, including Dinosaur Babies, Monster Bugs and Twisters! in Random House's Step into Reading program, and Simon & Schuster's well-reviewed Eating the Plates, on early American table manners. Two of her titles were named Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Books.
Reviews - What do customers think about Monster Bugs (Step into Reading)?
Monster Bugs - Review Dec 18, 2005
This book is very informative for young children. It it easy to read and has many facts about bugs within. A fairly short and fast read, children will like to read it over and over.
Wanna laugh and be grossed out too? Jun 8, 2000
This book will make kids laugh and churn their stomach too! Full of incredible bug facts, it is perfect for studying insects! Penner really does simplify science by writing with a text that is fun and easy to read. Gross, fun and informative! The illustrations almost look more real than photos!