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Exploring the World of Crawly Critters

Shirley Raines By (author)
Curt Hart By (photographer)
USD $12.99
CAD $16.99


10.0 X 10.0 in
32 pg

5 - 8 ( Intrest Age )
K - 2 ( US School Grade Age )
860L (Lexile Code)
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Explore the wonderful world of bugs including ladybugs, cockroaches, katydids, walking stick bugs, and more!

Amazing facts accompany lyrical poetry and vivid photography to encourage children to engage in a multidisciplinary learning experience. Featuring extension activities and a glossary in the back pages, this book provides content for STEAM learning while offering visual appeal.


"Each spread in this title covers a different insect, from crickets to cockroaches, with a light, casual touch."Booklist

Author Bio

Shirley C. Raines is a former classroom teacher, Head Start director, and childcare center director, holding a doctorate in education from University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she also earned her Master of Science degree. She was president of the University of Memphis and the first woman to hold that position.

Curt Hart has been a professional photographer for over 40 years. He has photographed all over Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky, Arizona, Colorado, and extensively along the Mississippi and Texas Gulf. As an instructor at the University of Memphis, Curt has a fondness for Strawberry Plains with its unique surroundings full of birds and butterflies. While he has been a sportscaster much of his career, Curt now enjoys being behind the camera lens documenting nature.