Author: Lesley Gibbs Illustrator: Judy Watson
Publisher: Walker Books
Themes: Lifecycles, insects, grandparent/grandchild, nature
Years: Australian Curriculum: English, Years 3 and 4, Science; Year 3 and 4. NSW Stage 2.
From the publisher’s synopsis: This lovely story about a child and a grandfather searching for cicadas is part of the award-winning narrative nonfiction Nature Storybooks series. In the summertime, Grandpa and I go cicada-watching. We put our camping gear into my wagon and walk down to the local reserve. Last year we saw five Green Grocers, three Yellow Mondays and one Floury Baker. Can we find the rare Black Prince this year?
Unit writer: Amanda Worlley