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Bug Patrol

Denise Dowling Mortensen, Cece Bell (Illustrator)


List Price: 16.99*
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Wee-o! Wee-o! Wee-o! Woo! Bug Mobile coming through! Bugs are a misbehaving bunch, so Captain Bob, insect cop, has a busy beat. The beetles are using their bug mobiles like bumper cars, the roaches are protesting for better housing (down with roach motels!), and the crickets are up late, partying. Can Captain Bob keep the peace and maintain law and order? This enthusiastic, goofy-sweet read-aloud is crawling with fun rhymes, lots of action, endearing bug-eyed characters, and a few lessons in manners, too!

Praise For Bug Patrol

“Rollicking rhymes with spot-on rhythms. . . . A fun spoof.”

"Children will gleefully howl out the chorus and also come away with a new appreciation for policebug work."

Clarion Books, 9780618790241, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 12, 2013

About the Author

DENISE DOWLING MORTENSEN is also the author of the picture book Ohio Thunder. She lives in Chatham, New Jersey with her family.

Cece Bell has written and illustrated many books for children, among them the beloved Sock Monkey books, the Geisel Award-winning Rabbit and Robot: The Sleepover, and the Newbery Honor-winning graphic novel El Deafo. She and her husband, author Tom Angleberger, have also collaborated on the picture book Crankee Doodle and the Inspector Flytrap chapter book series. She lives in Virginia with her family.
Twitter @CeceBellBooks.