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Searching for Cicadas 1

by Lesley Gibbes Lesley and Judy Watson Judy
Publication Date: 01/08/2019
5/5 Rating 1 Reviews
RRP  $26.99 $22.35
    Please Note: We will source your item through a special order. Generally sent within 120 days.

This lovely story about a child and their grandfather searching for cicadas is part of the award-winning narrative nonfiction Nature Storybooks series.

In the summertime, Grandpa and I go cicada-watching. We put our camping gear into my wagon and walk down to the local reserve. Last year we saw five Green Grocers, three Yellow Mondays and one Floury Baker.

Can we find the rare Black Prince this year? This heartwarming nonfiction picture book is written by award-winning author Lesley Gibbes and gorgeously illustrated by Judy Watson.

  • This first picture book bringing together award winners Lesley Gibbes and Judy Watson showcases the wonder and beauty of cicadas as well as highlighting the common pastime of cicada-watching. 
  • Told in a charming voice, this picture book portrays the wonderful relationship between child and grandparent. 
  • Full of fun and interesting facts about cicadas – perfect for nature lovers and budding wildlife scientists.
Natural history (Childrens/Teenage)
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Walker Books Australia Pty, Limited
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5 / 5 (1 Ratings)
  • Beautiful Australian Story

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    Beautifully illustrated and a lovely story of a girl and her grandfather.