Snug as a Bug

Snug as a Bug

By Michael Elsohn Ross; Sylvia Long (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books (CA), Hardcover, 9780811842457, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 2004

Award-winning artist Sylvia Long has teamed up with author and naturalist Michael Elsohn Ross to create a truly enchanting bedtime book. From goodnight stories to goodnight kisses, the simple, cozy text celebrates the special bedtime rituals that are so beloved by both parent and child. With its colorful butterflies, cozy caterpillars and dreamy ladybugsall in their cutest pajamasthis is a book that readers will want to snuggle up with again and again.

About the Author
Michael Elsohn Ross is the author of more than forty books for children, most about science or world cultures. He lives right next to California's Yosemite National Park, where, for close to thirty years, he has been working as a naturalist, taking visitors on hikes and walks to learn all about the park. His ideas, he says, "come from my work as a naturalist and my adventures with school kids."
Paul Meisel is well known for his illustrations in more than thirty
children's books, including the Cool Crazy Crickets books by David Elliott, ALMOST LATE TO SCHOOL and other picture books by Carol Diggory Shields, and books in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out science series.

Dianna Hutts Aston is the author of many books for children and is the founder of the Oz Project, a nonprofit foundation for disadvantaged children. She lives on an island off the coast of Texas.

Praise For Snug as a Bug

"...Young readers will relish the familiar activities as presented from a bug's-eye perspective and told in whimsical rhyming couplets." Kirkus Reviews