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- DescriptionIn the tradition of Watership Down - an intrepid beetle discovers a whole world beyond her desert home in this bug's-eye adventure! Nestled in the grass under the big palm tree by the edge of the desert there is an entire civilization - a civilization of beetles. In this bug's paradise, beetles write books, run restaurants, and even do scientific research. One such scientist is Lucy, who leads a team of researchers out into the desert. Their mission is to discover something about the greater world...but what lies in wait for them is going to change everything Lucy thought she knew. Beetles are t the only living creatures in the world.
- Author BiographyJay Hosler is a biology professor at Juniata College, and a cartoonist. He enjoys telling stories about science and the natural world, and his first graphic novel ( Clan Apis ) won a Xeric Award and was selected for YALSA's 2002 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults. His book Evolution: The Story of Life on Earth, was a 2011 Junior Library Guild selection, a nominee for YALSA's 2012 Great Graphic Novels for Teens, and has been included in the Texas Library Association's Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List. He lives in central Pennsylvania with his wife and his two little nerdlings.
- Author(s)Jay Hosler
- PublisherRoaring Brook Press
- Date of Publication31/03/2015
- SubjectChildren's Comic Strip Fiction & Graphic Novels
- Place of PublicationNew Milford
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintFirst Second
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations throughout
- Weight408 g
- Width152 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine21 mm
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