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There's nothing quite like the thought of a bunch of bugs to get your skin crawling - unless it's David Greenberg's irresistibly creepy ideas of what to do with these much-maligned creatures.
Whether for a gourmet recipe or a bit of sibling mischief, the uses dreamed up in these hilarious verses will delight bug lovers and bug haters alike.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 32 Vendor: Hachette Book Group Publication Date: 2002 Dimensions: 10.0 X 8.0 (inches)
ISBN: 0316355763 ISBN-13: 9780316355766 UPC: 719122006998 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours. Ages: 1-6
Rare beyond compare
Is caterpillar hair.
Take a tweezers, yank it,
Weave yourself a blanket.
From cooking crickets at a barbecue to riding spiders at the rodeo, David Greenberg's companion to Slugs and Skunks has no shortage of uses for all types of creepy crawlies. David's gross-out humor and addictive rhymes will have bug lovers and bug haters alike laughing out loud at this hilarious picture book.
David Greenberg was born in Brooklyn, NY, went to Reed College, and lives in the Northwest. He and his wife Susan preside over a recombined family of four, Sam, Evan, Alexandra, and Jane (who has four legs and a tail and will happily eat off the floor or table or even the street itself). With the exception of one historical novel (A Tugging String), David has written poetry picture books exclusively, most with LB, but with FSG, Dutton, and Bantam as well. Titles include, Slugs, Bugs!, Skunks!, Snakes!, Whatever Happened to Humpty Dumpty?, Enchanted Lions, among many. He is director of the Oregon Coast Children's Book Writers Workshop (www.occbww.com) and Publish a Picture Book, Intensive Online Course ( www.publishapicturebook.com). He visits schools nationally and around the world to read from his works and teach writing.
"Tasty, crunchy, squishy--kids will eat this up."
"Whether read alone or read aloud, this is repulsively fun poetry."
Praise for Slugs:
"An atrociously funny guidebook geared to churn your intestines."
"Irresistibly repulsive...evokes delicious shudders of disgust."
"If you're going to read but one book this summer, make it Slugs."
"You can't beat this book for sheer hilarity. I know it's gross. That's the best part!"