Gross Bugs

From the Series In Focus: Bugs

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

From earwigs to horntails, lice to flies, meet the grossest bugs and insects in the world in this exciting new title. Did you know that some cockroaches can grow up to three inches long? Or that bee fly larvae like to eat the insides of other insect larvae? And did you know that mites and ticks – the smallest arachnids in the world – feed on the blood of animals and are found nearly everywhere in the world? Learn fascinating and revolting facts about the most disgusting of our many-legged friends, accompanied by detailed full-color photographs to maximize the gross factor!

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, Animals
Copyright 2019
Publisher Quarto Publishing Group USA
Imprint QEB Publishing — Quarto Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2020-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF003120, JNF003250, JNF051150
Dewey 595.7
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.75
Lexile 910
ATOS Reading Level 5.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 506041
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator note, Glossary, and Index

Author: Melanie Bridges

Melanie Bridges is co-author of the In Focus: Bugs series. She is also the author of the title The Complete Guide to Bugs and Insects (2013).

Author: Camilla de la Bédoyère

Camilla de la Bédoyère studied Zoology at Bristol University. She then became a teacher for ten years, before becoming a full-time nonfiction author. She has written more than 250 books for children, covering a wide range of topics, from nature and science to math and geography.