In this book you'll meet a hideous creature that can live for a month without its head, a beetle that blasts its victims with toxic bottom spray, weird beings that breathe through their skin, five-eyed monsters that vomit on their prey to turn them into soup, and much, much more!
Bug your friends with monstrous trivia and nightmarish facts.
About the author
Heather Catchpole is an artist and a poet, but her favourite occupation is writing about science because it involves learning about the amazing way the world works. Heather's favourite bugs are beetles because there are so many different kinds and they come in an amazing range of shiny colours.
Originally from Canberra, Vanessa Woods has spent time in the jungle in Costa Rica chasing monkeys and filming short segments for the Disney Channel on weird, quirky, and amazing animals all over the world. Vanessa has written articles for various magazines and was recently Communications Coordinator for Discovery Networks before moving to Germany to work as the PR Director for a chimpanzee research group.
Craig Smith's warm, exuberant illustrations have delighted children for over thirty years. Craig has several award-winners to his credit and his titles appear regularly on Children's Choice Award shortlists. Finding humour in domestic, family and school situations, and a fondnes
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