Creep and Flutter

The Secret World of Insects and Spiders

By Jim Arnosky (Author)


Format Paperback


Creep and Flutter

The Secret World of Insects and Spiders

by Jim Arnosky



Barnes and Noble Indiebound
Acclaimed naturalist and illustrator Jim Arnosky brings out the beauty—and the “wow!” and the “yuck!” factors—of hundreds of insects and spiders. Eight spectacular gatefolds show moths and mosquitoes, butterflies and beetles, spiders and silverfish life-size, up close, and personal!
A CCBC Choice 2013, the annual best-of-the-year list of the Cooperative Children's Book Center.
*“Combining larger-than-life illustrations and thoughtful field notes, Arnosky takes readers on a tour of insect life. Foldout spreads display mayflies, dragonflies, beetles, butterflies, moths, and more, with each insect vividly described. . . . As with his other nature-themed books, Arnosky brings a personal and improvisational feeling to his work, including pencil sketches and writing that shares his own experiences. . . . Arnosky's inquisitive spirit and gentle prose will likely move readers to take his cue to ‘be mindful of the small.’” —Publishers Weekly (Starred review)

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Jim Arnosky is the author/illustrator of more than 100 books for young readers, and has been honored for his overall contribution to literature for children. He received the first lifetime achievement award for Excellence in Science Illustration from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for nonfiction. His first book for Sterling, Wild Tracks, was a 2008 School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and a 2009 ALA Notable. His gatefold books for Sterling have earned starred reviews, and Thunder Birds was included on the Bluebonnet Master List for the state of TX. Jim and his wife, Deanna, travel all over the US for school and library visits, meeting hundreds of kids every year. Visit to learn more. He lives in South Ryegate, VT.

Pub Date: 3/1/2016

ISBN: 9781454919100

Price: $6.95 / $8.50 CAN

Format: Paperback

Pages: 32 pages, all in color

Trim: 9 x 11.5 Inches

Territories: World

Category: Juvenile / Nature

Age Range: 6 to 10

Publisher: Sterling Children's Books

Carton Quantity: 48