Head-to-head combat! Astounding weapons! Extraordinary skills! Within the pages of this book, 18 awesomely real insect superheroes and supervillains come to life, each possessing powers far beyond the average human (or bug). Meet the Malevolent Mimic, who wickedly disguises itself as a harmless pink orchid, only to shred unsuspecting butterflies! Or the Great Glue Shooter, who can shoot a smelly glueùfrom its face! Award-winning nonfiction author Kate Messner teams up with the talented Jillian Nickell in this action-packed comic-inspired exploration of the incredible TRUE insect abilities found in the natural world.
Kate Messner is the award-winning author of Over and Under the Snow, Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Over and Under the Pond, Tree of Wonder, and How to Read a Story, as well as more than a dozen other books for young readers. Kate lives on Lake Champlain in New York