The slug

by Gravel, Elise,

Format: Print Book 2014
Availability: Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 6 copies
Available (6)
Location Collection Call #
Braddock Carnegie Library Juvenile Non Fiction J 594.3 GRA
Location  Braddock Carnegie Library
Collection  Juvenile Non Fiction
Call Number  J 594.3 GRA
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 594 Gra
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
Call Number  j 594 Gra
Northern Tier Regional Library Juvenile J 594.3 GRAVE
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
Collection  Juvenile
Call Number  J 594.3 GRAVE
Robinson Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J ANIMALS INSECTS SLUGS GRAVEL
Location  Robinson Library
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Non-Fiction j 594 G
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
Call Number  j 594 G
South Fayette Township Library Easy Readers J ER 594.3 GRA
Location  South Fayette Township Library
Collection  Easy Readers
Call Number  J ER 594.3 GRA
One in a series of humorous books about disgusting creatures, The Slug is a look at the land slug. It covers such topics as the slug's two pairs of tentacles, one pair for seeing, one pair for smelling (it can see you're a kid and smell like broccoli), its breathing hole (on the side of its head!), and its pretty gross mucous covering (in order to find a partner, the slug can follow another slug's mucous trail. True love!). Although silly and off-the-wall, The Slug contains factual information that will both amuse and teach at the same time.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The slug is one ugly bug. It is a disgusting critter and thus fits perfectly as the fourth entry in the Disgusting Critters series. While the slug is the bane of a gardener's existence, it has a purpose in the cycle of decay in the plant and animal kingdoms. In this irreverent, humorous, minimalist (both in text and use of colors) introduction to the slug, Gravel textually and graphically describes its parts, use of mucus, reproduction process, and purpose. The cartoonlike illustrations and text bubbles give the slug personality, while varied font sizes and styles provide the information. Probably the grossest, but funniest, illustration is when the slug meets the snotty-nosed baby. That's the two-page spread that a child will likely thrust into the face of a friend, hoping to get a loud response of GROSS! or YUCK! If a librarian or teacher is looking for an informational book for research, this isn't it; but, it is a great, fun way to engage readers and share giggles.--Petty, J. B. Copyright 2015 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Gravel, Elise. Petits dégoûtants.
Subjects Slugs (Mollusks) -- Juvenile literature.
Slugs (Mollusks)
Publisher Toronto, Ontario :Tundra Books,2014
Other Titles Limace.
Contributors Swenson, Samantha, editor.
Language English
In English, translated from the French.
Notes Translation of: La limace.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
ISBN 9781770496569
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