Here is book for both girls and boys that not only teaches kids to work together but introduces them to a world of knowledge about a very specific insect that typically does not get the opportunity to star in a children’s book, the cockroach.
Artist Jennifer Angus, known for her Victorian-inspired exhibits of insect specimens, brings her distinctive sensibility to the pages of her first novel (published by Albert Whitman & Company). Angus discusses her inspiration for the book: the use of bugs to create art.
By Mary G Thompson, for The Children’s Book Review
Published: June 23, 2012
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My first novel, Wuftoom, is about a boy who, at the start of the book, is aware of something nobody else knows: He is not sick with an