Don’t Squash That Bug! The Curious Kid’s Guide to Insects

By Carol-Ann Hoyte

A review of Don't Squash That Bug! The Curious Kid's Guide To Insects by Natalie Rompella

Published on March 1, 2007

Don’t Squash That Bug! The Curious Kid’s Guide To Insects
Natalie Rompella

Lobster Press
$16.95
978-1-897073-50-6

Don’t Squash that Bug! The Curious Kid’s Guide to Insects (Lobster Press) by Natalie Rompella will inspire budding entomologists to look for creepy crawlies in the coming warmer months. The author, a former nature museum curriculum coordinator, engages young readers and gets them thinking with her direct and concise text. A glossary lets children familiarize themselves with keywords before reading the book. Colour photographs and text boxes make for an attractive and eye-catching guide which really brings the subject to life. mRb

Carol-Ann Hoyte is the Quebec English-language regional coordinator for TD Canadian Children's Book Week and organizer of monthly mixers for Montreal anglophone children's book authors and illustrators.

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