By Douglas Florian

Harcourt Brace and Company, Paperback, 9780152163358, 48pp.

Publication Date: April 2002


The windows are open and bugs are everywhere! Children will delight in this collection of twenty-one buggy poems--just don't forget the calamine lotion.

About the Author
Douglas Florian is the creator of many acclaimed picture books including "Dinothesaurus", which received four starred reviews and was named to many best-of-the-year lists; "Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars", a "Kirkus Reviews" Best Book of the Year and Horn Book Fanfare List selection; and "Bowwow Meow Meow", winner of the Gryphon Award and a Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year. He lives with his family in New York.

Praise For Insectlopedia

"Florian's elegant poems and watercolor collages are a treat."--Los Angeles Times
(star)"The clever artwork . . . and arachnid verse it illustrates will delight readers."--Booklist (starred review)
(star)"There are other books of poetry about insects . . . but none match Insectlopedia."--School Library Journal (starred review)