Bugs for Lunch/Insectos Para El Amuerzo

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Spanish language edition. Bon appetit! Kudos to Chef Nature for dishing up these tasty morsels. No reader with a discriminating palate will be able to put this delicious menu of appetizing delicacies down. BUGS FOR LUNCH caters to a full array of creatures–animal, plant, and human–that munch on bugs. From a mantis perched and ready to prey on ladybugs and butterflies, to the honey-drenched fur of a big brown bear munching on a hive full of bees, Sylvia Long's vivid illustrations show close-up details of all sorts...

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Spanish language edition. Bon appetit! Kudos to Chef Nature for dishing up these tasty morsels. No reader with a discriminating palate will be able to put this delicious menu of appetizing delicacies down. BUGS FOR LUNCH caters to a full array of creatures–animal, plant, and human–that munch on bugs. From a mantis perched and ready to prey on ladybugs and butterflies, to the honey-drenched fur of a big brown bear munching on a hive full of bees, Sylvia Long's vivid illustrations show close-up details of all sorts of creatures munching on their lunch. These colorful drawings of creatures that live to eat bugs will be your key to discovering a world of insectivores in your own backyard and beyond.

Rhyming bilingual text introduces bug-eating animals such as geckos, trout, or even people. Includes additional facts about each creature.

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PreS-Gr 2-If bugs were your lunch, what would you be? That's the interesting premise of this beautifully illustrated bilingual book. Each page details a different bug-eating animal, such as a spider, bat, shrew, and toad. The original English text rhymes, and the tricky job of translating it into poetic Spanish is very well done. The surprising ending, in which it is revealed that humans also eat insects, will delight children, especially those who love nature. An excellent selection for libraries and bookstores.Rebecca Thatcher Murcia, Akron, PA Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570915062
  • Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/28/2002
  • Edition description: Spanish Language Edition
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,396,916
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.66 (w) x 10.82 (h) x 0.12 (d)

Meet the Author

Margery Facklam never gave much thought to eating bugs until she was served mealworm fritters and cricket tarts at a party at the Buffalo Museum of Science. After receiving a birthday gift of mealworm brittle, she was hooked and was inspired to write BUGS FOR LUNCH. Margery has authored more than thirty books, including THE BIG BUG BOOK (Little, Brown), and I EAT DINNER (Boyds Mills Press).

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