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The book of brilliant bugs / written by Jess French ; illustrated by Claire McElfatrick.

French, Jess, (author.). McElfatrick, Claire, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barnesville Public Library J 595.7 FRE (Text) 33500013249677 New On holds shelf -
Moorhead Public Library J 595.7 FRE (Text) 33500013249685 New Checked out 10/14/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465489821
  • ISBN: 1465489827
  • ISBN: 9780241395806
  • ISBN: 0241395801
  • Physical Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First American Edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
Learn about the amazing world of insects and minibeasts in this gorgeously illustrated book of bugs. From the world's biggest beetle to dancing bees, you'll learn all about the incredible secret world of creepy crawlies. Did you know that ladybirds love to snuggle or how fireflies glow so brightly? Find out inside. The Brilliant Book of Bugs, written by insect expert Jess French and gorgeously illustrated by Claire McElfatrick, takes children on a fascinating journey of exploration, showing them just how amazing creepy-crawlies are, including insect relatives suchs as slimy slugs and scuttling centipedes. Discover how they pass on messages, how they compete for food, seek true love, and fill the air with buzzing wings.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 6-7
Grades 1-2
Author Notes

Jess French is an insect expert, nature lover, TV presenter, author, and a qualified vet who loves visiting her Dad's bug farm. She is known for her show on CBeebies, called 'Minibeast Adventure with Jess', which encourages children to explore the outdoors and get to know the bugs around them. Her previous DK book, What a Waste, tackles the subject of sustainability for children. She is a keen conservationist and has a strong passion for the animal world.

Claire McElfatrick is a former greetings card designer who now works on children's books. Her gorgeous illustrations can be seen in previous DK title The Magic and Mystery of Trees.

Subject: Insects > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Juvenile works.

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