The Bug Book by Sue Fliess

Just in time for National Poetry Month we have The Bug Book by Sue Fliess.

The bug book

Sue Fliess is a master of the subtly humorous, fast-paced rhyming text that is so appealing to little ones. I particularly like the “go explore nature” message on the first page:

Grab a bucket. Check your guide.
Let’s go find some bugs outside!

The book is illustrated with colorful stock photographs of insects and other bugs, which will help children learn more about them.

The Bug Book will appeal to young readers interested in creepy crawlies, and nature in general.

Our related review is posted at Wrapped in Foil blog. For an insect poetry activity and further reading suggestions, see Growing with Science.

Building for Summer

Summer is a great time for children to stretch their imaginations and construction skills by building forts and clubhouses. The new picture book Let’s Build by Sue Fliess and illustrated Miki Sakamoto celebrates those impulses.

let's build

Sue Fliess has made a name for herself through fast-paced,  rhyming picture books for the youngest readers.

Raise the walls up!

hoist that beam.

Real construction

takes a team!

Dreaming of building a fort yourself? Visit Wrapped in Foil blog for the rest of the review and some suggestions.