A Day in the Life Bugs book cover
Format: Hardcover
Age Range: 6–8
Book Size: 255 x 216 mm
ISBN: 9781684492114
Pages: 48
Publication Date: 03/01/22
Price: US $16.99 / CAN $22.99

Bugs (A Day in the Life)

What Do Bees, Ants, and Dragonflies Get up to All Day?

Set over a 24-hour period, meet busy honey bees, transforming caterpillars, and an army of leafcutter ants in this kids’ nonfiction book about the coolest insects on Earth.

Follow the lives of individual bugs as they fly, hunt, hide, and scuttle their way through their day. Bug expert Dr. Jessica L. Ware introduces characters from cicadas to butterflies in the style of a nature documentary, with a sprinkling of simple science explanations perfect for future zoologists. Witness incredible moments including:

  • A dragonfly escaping a hungry frog
  • A shield bug looking after her newly-hatched babies
  • A gigantic comet moth with superpowered wings

Beautifully illustrated by Chaaya Prabhat and packed with animal facts, Bugs (A Day in the Life) is one of the first titles in an exciting new series of animal books from Neon Squid.

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Author & Illustrator

Dr. Jessica L. Ware is an insect expert who works at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Her work focuses on how insects evolved over time—particularly dragonflies, damselflies, termites, cockroaches, and mantises! She is the current president of the Worldwide Dragonfly Association, and serves as Vice President of the Entomological Society of America. Dr. Ware has been awarded a presidential award from the US government for her work on insect evolution.

Chaaya Prabhat is a graphic designer, illustrator, and lettering artist. After completing her M.A in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design, she now works in Chennai, India. She has worked with clients including Penguin, Hachette, Snapchat, Google, and The Obama Foundation.