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Created: 6th February, 2018

Beetle Boy

Author: M G Leonard
Illustrator: Júlia Sardà
Publisher: Chicken House

When his scientist dad disappears, Darkus determines to find him. Befriending a beetle he names Baxter leads him into some unexpected encounters in a novel that combines an exciting adventure with intriguing information about entomology and an underlying environmental theme.

Sequels: Beetle Queen (9781910002773), £6.99

Battle of the Beetles (9781910002780), £6.99

Associated title: The Beetle Collector's Handbook by M. G. Leonard (9781407185668), Scholastic £10.99

See also: Bonkers About Beetles by Owen Davey (9781911171485), Flying Eye £12.99

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