Life-Sized Bugs

John Townsend

Life-Sized Bugs
£11.99

This eye-opening guide features to-scale images of the biggest and scariest bugs on the planet – from the bombardier beetle to the giant centipede, and a spectacular gatefold picture of the goliath birdeater spider – as well as salient facts about the different creepy-crawlies, maps of where each species is found globally and graphic comparisons of the size of each bug compared to the average human hand.

It will open the eyes of young readers to the wonders of nature, encouraging them to explore and appreciate their local wildlife.

About the Author

John Townsend worked as a Secondary School teacher before becoming a full time writer of children’s books and a writer-in-residence in a primary school tree-house. He specialises in fun, exciting information books for reluctant readers, as well as fast-paced fiction, reading schemes and ‘fiction with facts’ books. He visits schools around the country to encourage excitement in all aspects of reading and writing. He has recently written 12 plays based on Salariya’s You Wouldn’t Want To Be series that will be uploaded to the company’s new website for use in classrooms.

About the Illustrator

Isobel Lundie graduated from Kingston university in 2015 where she studied Illustration and Animation. She has always been interested in how to make books interactive so children can lose themselves in the narrative . Having worked as an illustrator, she is particularly interested in how exciting, colourful and distinctive artwork can transform stories for children.

Product information

Type: Hardback
Pages: 48
Size: 305 x 245 mm