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Insectlopedia Poems and paintings by Douglas Florian

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Number of Pages47
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ISBN 10043904667X
ISBN 109780439046671

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Sep 21,  · Insectopedia is a series of essays by an anthropologist about how we know and about what Raffles considers errors in our beliefs about ourselves. Raffles takes the totally different worlds of insects, at times describing them in detail, then contrasts that with the worlds of we humans/5(33). Apr 28,  · The Insectlopedia is the name of the entire poem first poem is called The black Widow Spider. This is about a black widow spider who wears black all the time because she is upset that she is alone. the second poem was called The mosquitoes/5(10). “Mosquitoes are thin./Mosquitoes are rude./They feast on your skin/For take-out food.” Children will delight in the playful language and hilarious illustrations while they learn about twenty-one insects that will bug or beguile them. From swooping dragonflies and twirling whirligig beetles to marching army ants and feasting mosquitoes, here is one pest infestation you’ll welcome into /5(17). DOUGLAS FLORIAN is the creator of many acclaimed poetry picture books, including lizards, frogs, and polliwogs, a Child Magazine Best Book of the Year; mammalabilia, an ABA's Pick of the Lists; and insectlopedia, a New York Times bestseller, ALA Notable Children's Book, and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year.

TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us. Sep 10,  · Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version? Of course not. Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of insectlopedia. Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience%(). Stay up-to-date with the latest bug news including articles on types of bugs and bites, how to avoid bug bites, and more in our bug encyclopedia, Insectlopedia. Apr 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Insectlopedia book by Douglas Florian. A perfect springtime accompaniment to actual bugs, Insectlopedia swarms, buzzes, and slithers with poetry and paint. Douglas Florian, creator of the award-winning Free shipping over $/5(6).

Dec 30,  · An io moth and a daddy longlegs are among the bugs highlighted in this playful collection of 21 clever poems with companion paintings. "The silly, imaginative verses about whirligig beetles and waterbugs (almost) match the exquisite pictures in playfulness and wit. The result is downright stunning," said Like his three earlier volumes of original poems and paintings about the natural world, Insectlopedia is a fanciful, imaginative compilation in which the author/artist creates synergistic pairings of poems and works of art. Each of the 21 humorous poems blend observations about an individual insect's appearance or behavior with whimsical leaps of logic. Insectlopedia Bibliography Florian, Douglas. Insectlopedia. San Diego: Harcourt. ISBN Plot Summary Each of the twenty-one poems in this book is a mixture of information and humor about a particular insect. The poems are stand alone and follow many forms, but the theme of this collection is Rachel Kammerer.