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The Beetle Book

by Steve Jenkins

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I love this author! This is a great detailed break down all about Beetles, and I know that there are lots of boys and girls that would love reading this. ( )
  epatt14 | Sep 3, 2017 |
Book with a lot of information regarding beetles: varieties, colors, body parts, adaptions, life cycle... Great illustrations show detail.
Classroom: This book has a ton of information on various beetles. I think a scavenger hunt would be a fun idea. Have students take pictures of different insects they see outside, identify if they are beetle and what type they think they could be. Chart and categorize the beetles (including pictures) to display in classroom.
  KButterfield | Dec 7, 2016 |
Summary: This book talks about the different kinds of beetles. From the big sizes to the smaller sizes. It also talks about the colors that beetles can be. This book talks about what a beetle is, also brakes down parts of the beetle.
Classroom: This book is good for children because it is an informational book about beetles.
  Emily_Wilkinson | Apr 17, 2016 |
48 months - want to know about beetles and LOTS of different kinds??? This is the book for you! Fireflies... Not a fly it's a beetle! Yup! ( )
  maddiemoof | Oct 20, 2015 |
Everything you've ever wanted to know about beetles. This book is chock full of information, illuminated by [a:Jenkins'|27541|Steve Jenkins|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/authors/1365481570p2/27541.jpg] clever, schematic and beautiful paper cutout illustrations. I personally suffered some information overload leafing through this, and I would have appreciated a chapter index at the front, but my son couldn't get enough of digging into this book. And there is a detailed index of the beetles covered at the end. The book is organized thematically, with one page spread looking at beetle sizes, another at their body parts, colors, senses, camouflage, defenses, growing, etc ... Definitely a book to borrow again! ( )
  Fjola | Apr 23, 2015 |
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Line up every kind of plant and animal on Earth ... and one of every four will be a beetle.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0547680848, Hardcover)

Beetles squeak and beetles glow.
Beetles stink, beetles sprint, beetles walk on water.
With legs, antennae, horns, beautiful shells, knobs, and other oddities—what’s not
to like about beetles?
The beetle world is vast: one out of every four living things on earth is a beetle.
There are over 350,000 different species named so far and scientists suspect there may
be as many as a million.
From the goliath beetle that weighs one fourth of a pound to the nine inch long
titan beetle, award-winning author-illustrator Steve Jenkins presents a fascinating array
of these intriguing insects and the many amazing adaptations they have made to
survive.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:11:02 -0400)

An illustrated introduction to a variety of beetle species with information on unique characteristics and how these insects have adapted to survive.

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