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About The Book
Brimming with energy and humor, this witty picture book redeems bugs in a whole new light. The homely housefly is sure he doesn't stand a chance to win the title of greatest pest of all. After all, there's pretty stiff competition between the lovely ladybug, the musical cricket and the long-legged spider. But just when the house fly's sure he'll be defeated by the host of boisterous bugs, things take a turn for his favor. And HE ends up being the prince of persecution after all--as the most pesterly chump in the bunch.
Full of rhythm and drama, this book is a perfect read-aloud!
About The Illustrator
Kurt Cyrus has illustrated numerous acclaimed picture books celebrating the natural world, including What in the World?: Numbers in Nature by Nancy Raines Day; Mammoths on the Move by Lisa Wheeler; and his own Tadpole Rex and The Voyage of Turtle Rex. His art also appears in the middle grade series Pals in Peril by M.T. Anderson. Kurt lives with his wife in McMinnville, Oregon. Visit him at KurtCyrus.com.
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 3, 2012)
- Length: 40 pages
- ISBN13: 9781442430952
- Grades: P - 2
- Ages: 3 - 7
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Awards and Honors
- Bill Martin Jr. Picture Book Award Nominee (KS)
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