Can you tell a cricket from a grasshopper?

by Silverman, Buffy.

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 595.726 Sil
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 595.726 Sil
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 595.7 SI3
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 595.7 SI3
 
 
Summary

An insect sits on a blade of grass. It makes a sound that fills the warm air. Then it bounds away in a huge hop.

Did you just see a grasshopper? Or was it a cricket? These animals look very similar, but they are different. Read this book to become an expert at telling these look-alikes apart!

Learn the fascinating differences between similar animals in the Animal Look-Alikes series--part of the Lightning Bolt Books(tm) collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books(tm) bring nonfiction topics to life!

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Kids are always going to capture bugs in jars and chase lizards into the weeds, not because they're cruel but because they're curious. The Animal Look-Alikes series funnels this curiosity into teachable moments by providing young ones with the tools to look at these animals with a scientific eye. As is typical for the Lightning Bolt brand, the pages are a panoply of primary-color backgrounds, with colorful text creatively arranged around vivid pictures. Can You Tell a Cricket from a Grasshopper? is the most helpful title, because there's plenty of these insects around for kids to scrutinize. How long are those antennas? Do they sing at day or during the night? Structural consistency keeping one animal on the left page, the other on the right would have helped with clarity, but these are enjoyable lessons nonetheless, and the Who Am I? quizzes included in the back matter are especially apropos.--Kraus, Daniel Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Lightning bolt books. Animal look-alikes.
Subjects Crickets -- Juvenile literature.
Grasshoppers -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Minneapolis, MN :Lerner Publications,2012
Audience 3.1.
K-3
Language English
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
ISBN 9780761367369
0761367365
9780761385530 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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