Creep and Flutter by Jim Arnosky
The Secret World of Insects and Spiders

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In his fourth stunning nonfiction picture book for Sterling Children's Books, acclaimed naturalist and illustrator Jim Arnosky brings out the beauty--and the “wow!” and the “yuck!” factors--of hundreds of insects and spiders. Eight spectacular gatefolds show moths and mosquitoes, butterflies and beetles, spiders and silverfish life-size, up-close, and personal! A CCBC Choice 2013, the annual best-of-the-year list of the Cooperative Children's Book Center.

About Jim Arnosky

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Jim Arnosky is the author/illustrator of more than 100 books, and received the first lifetime achievement award for Excellence in Science Illustration from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for nonfiction. Many of his books are ALA Notable Books, including Christopher Award-winner Drawing from Nature, and Jim has earned many starred reviews, including two for Wild Tracks. Jim lives in Vermont, but travels all over the U.S. for school and library visits. Visit to learn more.
Published April 3, 2012 by Sterling Children's Books. 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Science & Math.

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Displaying his own boundless sense of wonder, Arnosky draws on personal experiences to attract his audience, describing a mayfly hatch in a trout-filled pond, a lady beetle that crashed near his woodstove, a yellow-striped grasshopper seen in the Everglades and more.

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Combining larger-than-life illustrations and thoughtful field notes, Arnosky takes readers on a tour of insect life.

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