Spiders bouncing on threads. Crickets burping. A bee stuck in a flower. These and other crazy insects are out of control in Bug Juice. Readers will see their antics to be not only amusing, but also a great spark for talks about the wonders of nature.
"One day I observed my four-year-old grandson mixing sand, mulch and water in a pail," says author Diane Schroeder Macioce. "When I asked him what he was creating, he said, 'It's just bug juice.' I laughed out loud. And the name stuck in my mind."
"A few months later, on a stormy day, another grandson asked me why the worms came out when it rained. That is when the first bug was born--and so was Bug Juice. I hope you have fun reading about these creatures and will talk about them with your friends."
Diane Macioce explains her book idea: