Get a bug’s-eye-view on the life cycle of the praying mantis, in this hilarious, scientifically accurate picture book. A young preying mantis keeps a diary of her first year of life. She is one of 50 brothers and sisters who were born in the garden on a bush. P. Mantis is an amazing creature and readers can learn about her life stages as she matures. She can make herself look like a stick to hide from predators, she can swivel her head all the way around, and when she’s grown up, she’ll even be able to fly! Her spunk and humorous misadventures will keep everyone entertained. The heavily-illustrated endpapers provide more information about this captivating insect.
Paperback for ages 4 to 8.