Cleo-cat-tra is curious about everything that moves. She gives a cat’s eye view of bugs that she
and Mario, the mouse, find in their wonderful world of bugs. With full-color illustrations by Thomas
Rodriguez, Cleocat approaches nature with joy, playfulness, curiosity, delight, and wonder.
She finds some of nature’s fascinating insects that are usually called bugs. She does not have to go
far to find types of bugs hiding all around her. She looks, listens and crawls around bushes, in open
fields, along a country road, through woods and by wild flowers. Filled with excitement, she discovers
a dragonfly, a stink bug and many more. She even finds a creature that is not an insect.
Before reading the book, you can look at the picture glossary in the back of the book, and then
discover them in the story with Cleo-cat-tra.
This high quality read aloud picture book is an engaging way for children to learn about nature
through Cleo-cat-tra’s discovery of insects. They are not hard to find. If you look you will see them
crawling on the ground, resting on plants or flying through the air. In addition, the rich vocabulary
challenges and enlarges children’s understanding of language.
So, sit down and discover Cleo-cat-tra’s Wonderful World of Bugs.