Multiply on the Fly

Multiply on the Fly

By Suzanne Slade; Erin E. Hunter (Illustrator)

Arbordale Publishing, Hardcover, 9781607181286, 1pp.

Publication Date: August 2011

From pirate bugs to spittlebugs to lovely Luna moths, children will love learning about the world's insects in Multiply on the Fly Following in the footsteps of What's New at the Zoo? and What's the Difference, this rhythmic book teaches multiplication in a way that will make children bug you for more. Teeming with fun facts, readers will multiply with a variety of insects, including daring dragonflies, hungry honeybees, and stealthy walking sticks. The For Creative Minds section in the back of the book keeps the fun rolling with facts about the insect life cycle, matching insect activities, and multiplication guides to make anyone a multiplication master.

About the Author
Suzanne Slade is the author of 100 books for children, including many titles on science topics. Suzanne holds a Mechanical Engineering degree, and has worked on Delta IV rockets and car braking systems before beginning her writing career. She lives in a suburb of Chicago with her husband and two children.

Erin Hunter (A Day on the Mountain, Fall 2010) specializes in entomological and botanical illustration. She received a B.A. in graphic design with a minor in Spanish at California State University, Chico, and went on to take classes at the Art Students' League (New York City) and complete the Science Illustration program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Erin interned as an illustrator at the California Academy of Sciences and the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of Natural History. In addition to illustrating books for young students, she has taught botanical illustration and field sketching at UC Santa Cruz. Her portfolio includes print and online design projects for clients ranging from marketing firms to culinary groups to educational organizations. Erin lives with her husband on California's Monterey Peninsula. When she's not sketching and painting, she tends to flowers, fruit trees and vegetables in her backyard garden.