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Cricket in the thicket : poems about bugs / Carol Murray ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

Murray, Carol, (author.). Sweet, Melissa, 1956- (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library E Murray Carol (Text) 22960001409589 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch J 811.54 MUR (Text) 0530005910196 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Lancaster - Lancaster Branch J 811 MUR (Text) 30553103378842 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch J811 MURRAY (Text) 33205011637887 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780805098181
  • ISBN: 0805098186
  • Physical Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Christy Ottaviano Books."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Cricket's alarm -- Go. Ants. Go! -- Cicada's surprise -- Just jumping. Spider! -- Dragons fly the sky -- Inchworming along -- Ladybug hug -- Trees and knees and bumblebees -- Let's hear it for dung beetle! -- Water beetles got talent -- Roly-Poly afternoon -- Walking stick courage -- Praying for preying -- Milkweed for monarch -- monarch and friends -- termite taste -- Daddy. What long legs you have! -- Grasshopper green -- Spinning spiny-back -- Flies fly -- Cockroach love (really?) -- Mosquito bites! -- Three cheers for jewelwing -- June bug whoosh -- Fruit fly fantasy -- Par-tick-u-lar-ly awesome -- Mite-y nice advice -- Be mine, honeybee -- Firefly finale -- Cricket notes.
Summary, etc.:
"Poetry about cool insects with accompanying fascinating facts"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 6-10.
Grades 1-5.
Subject: Insects > Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Poetry > General.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Animals > Insects, Spiders, etc.
Insects > Poetry.
American poetry.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Insects, Spiders, etc.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Poetry / General.
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Carol Murray is a poet and the author of a number of books for young readers, including ABC Art Riddles. A former English and speech teacher, she lives in Kansas.

Melissa Sweet is the award-winning illustrator of nearly 100 books for young readers. Her work has garnered many honors and awards, including two Caldecott Honor Medals and two New York Times Best Illustrated citations. She lives in Maine.


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