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CHOKING HAZARD -- Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
David A. Carter has bugs on the brain. Pop-up bugs, to be precise. Popular author of a series of insect-rich books, including Jingle Bugs and Bed Bugs, Carter is a masterful paper engineer. His latest holiday extravaganza takes a traditional Christmas song and turns it positively buggy. On each of the 12 days of Christmas "my true love" gives a new, festive creepy crawler--leaping, lurking, or popping right out of the box. By the fourth day, we're up to "four Snowflake Bugs, three Sneaky Bugs, two Cuckoo Bugs, and a Fruitcake Bug in a pear tree." Now if that's not true love...
Young pop-up enthusiasts will revel in the silly six-legged critters Carter creates. Decked out in antlers, tutus, and tinsel, these bugs are definitely set for the season. Unlike the once-opened gifts of Christmas, these pop-up packages bring enjoyment over and over again. (Ages 4 to 8) --Emilie Coulter
Fans of Carter's Bugs in a Box series get more of what they like in this pop-up parody as a nimble troupe of nonsensical bugs upends a familiar Christmas carol. As in the previous books, each spread reveals another gaily wrapped box; inside each box is a new bug surprise, from a "fruitcake bug" grinning in a pear tree and "eight popcorn bugs a-popping." The grand finaleAa dozen "angel bugs" dangling from a full-size tabletop ornamentAis an eye-popper; aside from that feat, there's not much new here. Ages 2-5. (Oct.)
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Fun language as you have to find your own rhythm for the words as your brain wants to follow the traditional song 12 days of christmasPublished 9 months ago by Llara Weaver
This is an outstanding children's book. I used it during Christmas when I taught First Grade and purchased this one for my great grandson for Christmas. Excellent selection.Published 9 months ago by dianne oler
Such a great book. Every bug is very clever. The pop up at the end is amazing. My three and a half year old loves it!Published 10 months ago by Jennifer
Wife wanted this for holidays to give to grandson that has many, many, of these...she rates it 5 Stars.Published 10 months ago by Col. Stevens
There could have been a little effort put into the creativity in the writing but this is pretty bad. Read morePublished 10 months ago by K.J.
Once again, you will not be disappointed! I have only bought 2 of the Bug Books, but I will definitely buy them all!!!Published 10 months ago by Mona L. Maxwell