How large is the giant weta? This enormous grasshopper weighs about as much as three full-grown mice and grows to be 4 inches (10 cm) long! These long-legged insects are so heavy that they can't jump like other grasshoppers. Instead, they walk or crawl to move around. These are just some of the surprising facts children will discover as they explore the fascinating world of these giant grasshoppers. In Giant Weta: The World's Biggest Grasshopper, eye-popping color photos paired with simple, grade-appropriate text will engage children as they learn about the natural habitat, physical characteristics, diet, life cycle, and behavior of this supersized animal. A comparison diagram is also included to show readers the animal in relation to a familiar object.
the world's biggest grasshopper
New York, New York :, Bearport Publishing,, 
24 pages :,color illustrations ;,22 x 27 cm.
A giant grasshopper
Hatching from eggs
More to learn
More big insects.
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by Natalie Lunis
Includes bibliographical references (page 24) and index.
Giant wetas Juvenile literature.
Grasshoppers Juvenile literature.