by Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long 


The award-winning duo of Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long team up again, this time creating a gorgeous look at the fascinating world of beetles. From flea beetles to bombardier beetles, an incredible variety of these beloved bugs are showcased here in all their splendor. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, this carefully researched and visually striking book is perfect for sparking children's imaginations in both classroom reading circles and home libraries.

A Beetle Is Shy

SKU: 9781452127125
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  • Dianna Aston spends a lot of time in her backyard hoping to find new eggs. She often enlists the help of her husband, children, and their assorted pets. She lives in Texas.


    Sylvia Long is the illustrator of many books for children including the best-selling Sylvia Long's Mother Goose, Hush Little Baby, and Snug As a Bug, all published by Chronicle Books. Ms. Long's detailed paintings are inspired by her love of animals and the outdoors. She lives in Arizona.

  • ISBN-13: 9781452127125
    ISBN-10: 1452127123
    Publisher: Chronicle Books
    Publish Date: April 2016
    Page Count: 40
    Reading Level: Ages 5-8
    Dimensions: 11 x 9.3 x 0.4 inches


    Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Animals - Insects, Spiders, etc.