The Mosquito - Elise Gravel
Hilarious illustrated nonfiction about mosquitos perfect for beginning readers. Conversational text and silly illustrations will have you up all night reading about the most annoying bug on Earth!
Fast mosquito facts:
• Distinctive trait: Leaving annoying itchy bites
• Diet: Your blood (and nectar and plant juice)
• Special talent: Making a terrible whining sound in your ear
The Mosquito covers habitat (mosquitos live everywhere except Antarctica and Iceland!), species (over 3,500!), history (the oldest recorded mosquito was 79 million years ago!) and much more. Although silly and off-the-wall, The Mosquito contains factual information that will both amuse and teach at the same time.