Bugs don’t hug! Or do they?
Mama and papa bugs can often be found cleaning up after their messy little ones, catering to their picky eaters, and even hugging their baby bugs. Readers learn just how similar people are to the insects around us, down to rituals like finding food, snuggling babies, and even creating birthday cakes made from poop!
A fun and clever nonfiction look at the inner workings of the insect world and perfect for backyard scientists. The funny cartoon illustrations are sure to make bug-crazed people of all ages laugh out loud as they learn all about six-legged parents and their kids.
Heather L. Montgomery is passionate about bugs, discovery, and the scientific process. An author and master teacher, she uses curiosity and yuck-appeal to engage young minds. Her most recent books are Unsolved Mysteries of Nature and Unsolved How Rude! Real Bugs Who Won't Mind Their Manners. Heather has a BS in biology and an MS in environmental education, and she lives in Ardmore, Tennessee.
Stephen Stone has illustrated more than twenty-five children's books, including The Hairy Flip- Flops and Other Fulani Folktales. A s a kid, he was inspired by the illustrations in his brother's Asterix books. His dynamic mix of traditional and digital techniques celebrates personality, humor, and characterization. Stephen lives in Derbyshire, England.