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BUGS & CRITTERS I HAVE KNOWN - Product Details

BUGS & CRITTERS I HAVE KNOWN
by Ann Heiskell Rickey

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Catalog #3761, Bugs & Critters I Have Known Catalog #3761, a Bee Poem Catalog #3761, Spittle Poem

1999, 98 pages, b/w dwgs. Amusing and very appealing collection of verses about insects and sea creatures is sure to push a kid's giggle button and warm a grown-up's heart. Poems vary in length from a few lines to several pages. The subjects' natural habits and habitats, as well as their anatomical pecularities, are depicted accurately, but the critters do have personalities. Text employs a challenging vocabulary with sophisticated wordplay and rhyme schemes. The pen-and-ink drawings are simple but witty.  Winner of Southeast Booksellers Association Best Children's Book of 1999. Hardcover; 5-3/4 x 8-1/2".

A short poem in the collection:
Assasin Bug
There's a bug that is called the Assassin.
I will mention him only in passin'-
He's both vampiristic
And cannibalistic
Which is truly a rather low-class sin.

3761 * Rickey, Bugs & Critters I Have Known

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