Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle

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Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle

by Cheryl Bardoe

Illustrations by Alan Marks

First Release:

June 2014

ISBN: 9781580895545

Another animal’s waste is the dung beetles’ treasure. Learn how these remarkable creatures get their nutrients—and how their stockpiles feed roots, leaves, fruits, and flowers. Information about finding dung beetles. Facts about dung beetles. Glossary. Selected bibliography. Full-color illustrations done in watercolor and pencil.

  • ISBN: 9781580895545
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Charlesbridge
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 9" x 9"
    Dewey Classification: 595.76/49
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.6, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 8.5, Points: 2
    Lexile: Level: 1000L
    Awards & Honors: The Cook Prize, 2015 Finalist; NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12: 2015;; 2015 John Burroughs Riverby Award
    Genre: Nonfic
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