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Cricket in the Thicket: Poems About Bugs

Cricket in the Thicket: Poems About Bugs (Hardback)

By Murray, Carol
Illustrated by Sweet, Melissa

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Poetry about cool insects with accompanying fascinating facts --

ISBN 9780805098181
Barcode 9780805098181
Published 11 July 2017 by St Martin's Press
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780805098181
ISBN-10 0805098186
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher St Martin's Press
Imprint St Martin's Press
Publication Date 11 July 2017
International Publication Date 27 June 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Murray, Carol
Illustrated by Sweet, Melissa
Category Animals
English Literature: Poetry Texts & Anthologies
Number of Pages 40
Dimensions Width: 236mm
Height: 291mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 470g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Poetry, Children's poetry, American, American poetry, Insects, JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Insects, Spiders, etc.
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 811.54
Catalogue Code 745349

Description of this Book

Poetry about cool insects with accompanying fascinating facts --

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review <i> </i>A welcome balance of lilting poetry and informational text boxes set to Sweet's eye-catching collage illustrations, Murray's narrative is designed to reach a broad range of young readers. . . . <b>An approachable poetry collection on a genial topic, chock-full ofvisual delights</b>. --<i>Booklist</i> Sweet's illustrations--with their <b>graceful lines, luminous colors, and sly wit</b>--delight throughout, offering delicious moments --<i>Publishers Weekly</i></p> <b>A lighthearted treasury</b>. . . the poems are clever and humorous . . .Happy-go-lucky fun with words, collage, and a smattering of facts about bugs. -<i>Kirkus Reviews</i></p>

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Author's Bio

Carol Murray is a poet and the author of a number of books for young readers, most recently including ABC Art Riddles. A former English and speech teacher, she lives in Kansas. carolmurray.net Melissa Sweet is the award-winning illustrator of nearly 100 books for young readers. Her work has garnered many honors and awards, including two Caldecott Honor Medals and two New York Times Best Illustrated citations. She lives in Maine. melissasweet.net

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