Insect Detective

Book Verdict

Insect Detective

by Steve Voake

Illustrations by Charlotte Voake

First Release:

June 2010

ISBN: 9780763644475

Ants communicate by touching their antennae together. A leaf miner caterpillar hides between a sandwich of leaves. A dragonfly starts life in the water and sheds its skin over and over as it grows. Right now, all around, thousands of insects are doing strange and wonderful things-as long as you're an insect detective who knows where to look. Suggestions for observing insects. Index. Full-color illustrations done in pen and watercolor.

  • ISBN: 9780763644475
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Candlewick
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 9 5/8" x 10 5/8"
    Dewey Classification: 595.7
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.6, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.5, Points: 1
    Lexile: Level: AD840L
    Awards & Honors: School Library Journal Best Books 2010: Nonfiction; Children's Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Children's Choices - Best Books of 2011, Special Interests, Science
    Genre: Nonfiction.
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