Best-selling simplifier of science Lucille Recht Penner unearths the truth about the water bug which sucks its victims' blood like a vampire, the assassin bug which turns its prey to mush with a special poison, and other barbaric bugs. This vividly illustrated collection of sensational but true bug facts is sure to set young readers' skin crawling!
About the Author
Lucille Recht Penner is the author of many nonfiction books for kids, including Dinosaur Babies and Monster Bugs in Random House’s Step into Reading program. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.
Pamela Johnson is a children’s writer known for Polar Bears, Dinosaur Eggs, Giant Squid, Whales & Dolphins, and Monster Bugs.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Words to describe this book are gross, scary, and disturbing. This is filled with real information on nasty insects that you wouldn¿t want to see or think about. Children would love it.