Saturday, March 27, 2010

Insect Detective by Steve Voake

Voake, Steve. Insect Detective, illustrated by Charlotte Voake. Candlewick Press, 2010. $16.99. PICTURE BOOK. How can you tell if a bug is an insect? All insects have six legs. This book is a brief introduction to the world of insects discussing their social life, what they eat, where they live, and how they are born. There is a main narrative in a large font, as well as factual tidbits in smaller fonts. The last two pages give ideas on bug finding projects and an index. The pen and watercolor illustrations have a subdued palette. EL –ADVISABLE. Samantha, Public Librarian.

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