The 12 Bugs of Christmas: A Pop-up Christmas Counting Book

The 12 Bugs of Christmas: A Pop-up Christmas Counting Book

by David A. Carter
     
 

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What could be better than one Bug of Christmas? Twelve of them! Bug fans of all ages will get in the spirit and join in the holiday fun with this pop-up extravaganza!See more details below

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What could be better than one Bug of Christmas? Twelve of them! Bug fans of all ages will get in the spirit and join in the holiday fun with this pop-up extravaganza!

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Fans of Carter's Bugs in a Box series get more of what they like in this pop-up parody as a nimble troupe of nonsensical bugs upends a familiar Christmas carol. As in the previous books, each spread reveals another gaily wrapped box; inside each box is a new bug surprise, from a "fruitcake bug" grinning in a pear tree and "eight popcorn bugs a-popping." The grand finale--a dozen "angel bugs" dangling from a full-size tabletop ornament--is an eye-popper; aside from that feat, there's not much new here. Ages 2-5. (Oct.) Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.
Bobbie Combs
Get ready for giggles from the whole family when they read and play with these clever popup books from David Carter.
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Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Carter takes the popular Twelve Days of Christmas to new heights—literally—with his pop-out, pop-up bug creations. It starts with a Fruitcake Bug in a pear tree—no partridge here—and flies through the Twelve days until we encounter a dozen Angel Bugs a-rising. Kids who have trouble remembering the sequences in the original tune will delight in this version and undoubtedly get the sequence right every time. Each page has a beautiful box all nicely wrapped just waiting for those little ones to lift the flap and see what pops up. Carter, like Sabuda, is a master of the pop-up craft. For those kids who are curious about the construction of pop-ups, Carter's book The Elements of Pop-Up is not to be missed. The 12 Bugs of Christmas is a book that will fit into little hands and one that will stand up to considerable use. Reviewer: Marilyn Courtot

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780689831041
Publisher:
Little Simon
Publication date:
10/01/1999
Series:
Bugs in a Box Series
Edition description:
Repackage
Pages:
12
Sales rank:
895,170
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
3 - 6 Years

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