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What's Your Favorite Bug?

by Eric Carle

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butterflies, moths & caterpillars
list price: $12.99
published: 2019
publisher: Henry Holt and Co.

In this companion toWhat's Your Favorite Animal? andWhat’s Your FavoriteColor?, Eric Carle and fourteen other beloved children's book artists illustrate their favorite bugs and explain why they love them.
Everybody has a favorite bug. Some like shiny, colorful beetles or busy ants or soft pale moths best. Others prefer spindly walking sticks or fuzzy caterpillars that turn into bright butterflies. With beautiful illustrations and charming personal stories, 15 children's book artists share their favorite bugs and why they love them.
What's Your Favorite Bug?features words and pictures by:
Eric Carle
Joey Chou
Eric Fan
Denise Fleming
Ekua Holmes
Tim Hopgood
Molly Idle
Beth Krommes
Scott Magoon
Kenard Pak
Maggie Rudy
Britta Teckentrup
Brendan Wenzel
Teagan White
Eugene Yelchin

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Contributor notes

Eric Carle is the renowned author and illustrator of more than seventy books, includingThe Very Hungry Caterpillar andBrown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? written by Bill Martin Jr. He is also the creator of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, to which all of the royalties fromWhat's Your Favorite Bug? go. His collaborators are some of the best known and beloved picture book illustrators of today and to whom special thanks is due.

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Editorial Review

"A terrific prompt and conversation starter for young artists." —Kirkus Reviews onWhat's Your Favorite Bug?
"Eye-catching larger-than-life illustrations and interesting information that might spark further investigation into the insect world make this an excellent choice for all libraries." —School Library Journal onWhat's Your Favorite Bug?
"A handsome volume." —Booklist onWhat's Your Favorite Bug?
"The art is appealing and frameworthy, reflecting the various styles of the creators, and the text ranges from poster art to paragraphs to poetry. An inspiring resource for sparking creativity" —BooklistonWhat's Your Favorite Color?
"A varied and engaging omnibus that offers real insight into the lives and personalities of these artists." —Publishers Weekly,starred review, onWhat's Your Favorite Animal?
"Showcasing 14 contemporary (mainly American) picture-book illustrators, this handsome volume asks the title question and devotes a double-page spread to each artist's answer." —Booklist onWhat's Your Favorite Animal?
"This menagerie offers picture-book lovers of all ages a glimpse into each creator's style, personality, and brand of humor." —Kirkus Reviews onWhat's Your Favorite Animal?

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