Horrible Science: Ugly Bugs

Ugly Bugs. You don’t have to go very far to find them. Pick up any stone, look into any corner, and a hideous creepy-crawly thing is bound to squirm out! Huge hairy spiders! Wriggly centipedes! Slimy slugs and snails! Most frail folk will scream and run away. But if you’re brave and intrepid enough to look closer, then it’s time to discover:

  • what slugs do with their slime
  • why flies throw up on your tea
  • how insects drink your blood
  • how a preying mantis bites its victim’s head off
  • which sickening centipede can kill you
  • which people eat fried woodlice as a tasty snack. Yum!
  • which prowling parasites live off YOU!!

So lift up the stone on the creepy-crawly world of insects, and get ready to say ‘ulp’ at all the nasty bits. It’s ugly bugs vs. horrible humans – but who wins?

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Recent reviews

  • loved it

    I know I am going to love it when I get it because I love bugs I have it now Great book but maybe a little more information in each section Plus nothing about cockroaches?!

    14 July 2016

  • soooo funny i love this book and all it’s series! you don’t even have to like art, science or be good at either one of them to like this series. hope you like this book and i recommend all the other books in the series too! DONT READ IT IF YOU DONT HAVE A STRONG STOMACH!

    6 March 2013

  • loved it

    really good book tells you facts about every bug in your garden & it tells little thing to do with the bugs you find in the garden

    if it dose not say about any bug please leave a note on your review.

    12 September 2008

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Authors

  • Nick arnold best 537877

    Nick Arnold

    Nick Arnold has been writing for Scholastic for ten years, clocking up over 20 titles in the HORRIBLE SCIENCE series. Nick lives in Devon.

    Awards

    Nick Arnold has won three Aventis Science Prizes for the Horrible Science series, for Blood, Bones and Body Bits, Ugly Bugs and Really Rotten Experiments, and won the 2013 Best Book with Facts at the Blue Peter Book Awards.

  • Tony de saulles t 151

    Tony De Saulles

    Tony De Saulles trained in graphic design, but since illustrating the Horrible Science series, has been concentrating on his illustrative style. Tony lives in Cheltenham.

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