Locust Pocus by Douglas Kaine McKelvey
Poems to Bug You

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Roaches roaming in your cereal bowl? Yum! How about spiders spinning webs around you while you sleep? Or lice building houses in your hair? Sound like fun? It is with these bugs! Bug lovers everywhere will delight in this wonderfully creepy-crawly collection of poetry. Douglas McKelvey's fun, catchy rhymes paired with Caldecott-medalist Richard Egielski's humorous paintings make Locust Pocus an insect extravaganza for any entomology enthusiast. Parents may want to wash their hands after reading this book, but their kids will love it!

About Douglas Kaine McKelvey

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Illustrator, Richard Egielski was born July 16, 1952. He was the winner of the 1987 Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in Hey, Al by Arthur Yorinks. He wrote and illustrated Buz and Jazper which are New York Times Best Illustrated Books for Children. Other books illustrated by Egielski include The Tub People and The Tub Grandfather by Pam Conrad.
Published June 4, 2001 by Philomel. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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