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The Bug Book


The Bug Book
by Sue Fliess (Author)

Booktalk: The BIG Picture

Bugs, bugs, everywhere! There are big bugs and small bugs, creeping bugs and flying bugs. Grab your bucket and explore the dirt and the sky.

#kidlit Writing Lesson: the small details

This rhyming story opens with an invitation to readers:

Grab your bucket. Check your guide.
Let’s go find some bugs outside.

Notice the use of the second person voice.

Grab your bucket.

Second person is the voice used to give directions.

Check your guide.

Each line has a different action verb.

Let’s go find some bugs outside.

Each line on this first page is a call to action.

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Author: Anastasia Suen

From her studio in Northern California, developmental editor Anastasia Suen reads, writes, and edits books for creators of all ages.

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