Buster's imagination takes him on a trip through the solar system on a rocket ship. He sees the earth and moon from space. As he sets off to explore the rest of the solar system, he encounters asteroids and many strange and wonderful sights.
The Bugville Critters stories address all the major issues of growing up and are designed to appeal to the ever-growing interests of children everywhere. The wonderfully crafted stories are paired with energetic illustrations of a colorful cast of critters and playful scenes.
Bugville Jr. is an imprint of developmentally appropriate, interactive books designed to provide lessons about life, friendship, family, and our natural world to children ages 6 months and up.
About the Author
Robert Stanek is a dad, husband and author. Robert Stanek finished his first novel in 1986 and has been writing several books a year ever since. Today, he has over 150 published books, which have been read by millions of people around the world. Robert Stanek's books have received many awards for excellence and outstanding contributions to the writing community. Dubbed 'A Face Behind the Future' in the 1990's by The Olympian, he's been helping to shape the future of the written word for nearly two decades.
Praise for Robert Stanek's Bugville Critters...
"Instructive and entertaining."
-- Follett Early Learning
"The bright, colorful illustrations are reminiscent of David Kirk's Little Miss Spider books and will captivate the young reader for whom the book is intended."
-- Foreword Magazine
"Bugville Critters helps children sort out real lessons about life, family and the natural world."
-- Foreword Magazine
"Robert Stanek is one of our most featured and respected Kids & Young Adults, K-12 Educators and Kids authors."
-- The Audio Book Store
-- Parenting Magazine
"Recommended children's book."
-- Dr. Stacie Bunning, Clinical Psychologist and resident expert for GreatSchools.org
Robert Stanek's Bugville Critters recommended by / featured in...
+ Parenting Magazine (2008)
+ The Children's Bookshelf (Publisher's Weekly) (2007, 2008)
+ Children's Writer (2007)
+ Foreword Magazine (2007)
+ School Library Journal (2008, 2009)
+ Library Journal (2008, 2009)
Read letters to Buster from kids all over the world at the Bugville Critters web site.
Robert Stanek and his books also have been in:
The Journal of Electronic Defense
The Publisher's Weekly Cover Story
The News Tribune
Wondering where to start reading Robert Stanek's work? Consider "The Best of Robert Stanek" list from OverDrive's "ContentWire for Libraries"...
#1 The Pieces of the Puzzle
#2 Keeper Martin's Tale
#3 Bugville Collection #1: Visit Mom and Dad At Work, Go to School, Have a Sleepover, Visit Garden Box Farms
#4 The Kingdoms and the Elves of the Reaches
#5 In the Service of Dragons
#6 Journey Beyond the Beyond
#7 Stormjammers: The Extraordinary Story of EW Operations in the Gulf War
#8 Bugville Critters: Every Number Counts
#9 Absolutes & Other Stories
#10 Exploring Ruin Mist: Special Edition for "The Kingdoms and the Elves of the Reaches" and "In the Service of Dragons"