Hank's Big Day

Hank's Big Day

The Story of A Bug

Book - 2016
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Hank is a pill bug whose daily routine involves nibbling a dead leaf, climbing up a long stick, avoiding a skateboarder, and playing pretend with his best friend, a human girl named Amelia.
Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780553511505
Branch Call Number: J PICTURE BOOK KUH
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Groenink, Chuck - Illustrator


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DPLjosie Apr 03, 2017

Lovely illustrations and sweet story line. I'm not overly fond of pill bugs (rolly polies, potato bugs, sowbugs, etc.), but I love this book.

ArapahoeSteffen Dec 26, 2016

Hank is a Hero and his friendship with Amelia, human girl, is inspiring.
This book has bold and creative illustrations and I love it's diverse characters. Try asking your kids to engage with Hank's size. "What does life look like from the perspective of a pill bug/rolly-polly/pissebedden?"

ArapahoeMary Dec 15, 2016

Delightfully sweet story about the friendship between a pillbug named Hank and Amelia (named for Amelia Earhart) who loves to fly. We learn about Hank's day via a variety of illustrative perspectives (from Hank's, overhead, etc) and then follow along on his exciting adventure with Amelia. This is a simple yet engaging tale that will be suitable for older toddlers and preschoolers and will appeal especially to fans of bugs and nature.


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