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Top 10 Books by Eric Carle

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Very Quiet Cricket book cover

The Very Quiet Cricket


A newborn cricket quickly discovers he can't talk. He meets many different insects, but can't say hello to any of them. Finally, as night approaches he meets another quiet cricket very much like him, and this time he can chirp.

Activity: Am I an Insect? This drawing activity focuses on the essential characteristics of insects.

Next: The Mixed-Up Chameleon

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Bug Off! 6 Tick- and Mosquito-Borne Diseases
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