Creepy, Crawly Creatures

From the Series Real-Life Monsters

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Look closely at the ten most amazing insects and spiders that buzz, dart, and hang out all over the world. Beware of those bites and stings as you encounter:

● a hornet that will chase humans
● a louse that lives on a fish’s tongue
● a centipede that will fight snakes

Come face to face with these extreme animals and learn their secrets!

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Science
Category Animals
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Hungry Tomato ®
Imprint Hungry Tomato ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF003120, JNF003000
Dewey 595
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 950
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 177646
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Author: Matthew Rake

Matthew Rake lives in London and has worked in publishing for more than twenty years. He has written on a wide variety of topics, including science, sports, and the arts.

Illustrator: Simon Mendez

Simon Mendez, award-winning illustrator, combines his love of nature and drawing by focusing his illustrations on scientific and natural subjects. He paints a wide variety of themes but mainly concentrates on portraits and animal subjects. He lives in the UK.


Kirkus Reviews

“These ‘tiny terrors and mini-monsters’ are well-chosen to give even the most hardened browsers the heebie-jeebies. . . . [D]efinitely not for the squeamish.”—Kirkus Reviews