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Pill Bug Does Not Need Anybody

Ready-to-Read Pre-Level 1

Illustrated by Jonathan Fenske

See how everyone needs a friend now and then in this delightful Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read from award-winning author and illustrator, Jonathan Fenske.

Pill Bug rolls alone. Pill Bug does not need anybody. And Pill Bug likes it that way, until he finds himself in a tight spot! Can he get out of this on his own, or does Pill Bug need a helping hand?

© Jonathan Fenske

Jonathan Fenske is the author of many children’s books including The Bug in the Bog, Pill Bug Does Not Need Anybody, After SquidnightLet’s Play, Crabby!, Wake Up, Crabby!, and Plankton Is Pushy (all Junior Library Guild selections), and the Lego picture book I’m Fun, Too!. His early readers, Nothing Fits a Dinosaur and A Pig, A Fox, and A Box, were both Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor winners. Jonathan lives in Greenville, South Carolina, with his wife and three daughters. 

© Jonathan Fenske

Jonathan Fenske is the author of many children’s books including The Bug in the Bog, Pill Bug Does Not Need Anybody, After SquidnightLet’s Play, Crabby!, Wake Up, Crabby!, and Plankton Is Pushy (all Junior Library Guild selections), and the Lego picture book I’m Fun, Too!. His early readers, Nothing Fits a Dinosaur and A Pig, A Fox, and A Box, were both Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor winners. Jonathan lives in Greenville, South Carolina, with his wife and three daughters. 

With minimal text and bold illustrations against a white background, the author conveys the importance of teamwork and friendship with humor and simplicity.

– School Library Journal, December 1, 2021

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