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Hank is a pill bug with a busy life—for a pill bug, that is. His daily routine involves nibbling a dead leaf, climbing up a long stick, avoiding a skateboarder, and playing pretend with his best friend, a human girl named Amelia, in her backyard. And when day is done, Hank likes nothing better than returning home to his cozy rock.
|Title||:||Hank's Big Day: The Story of a Bug|
|Number of Pages||:||40 pages|
September 20, 2016
One summer, when I was 4 or 5, I found a little black ant crawling around the kitchen. For reasons I don't remember now, I decided I loved her and that we were best friends. I named her Cindy (my favorite name at the time) and took her back outside so she wouldn't be squished in the house. We pla...
August 01, 2017
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Hank is a pill bug who during his daily routine meets a human girl named Amelia, in her backyard.
To be honest this cover totally confused me. Due to the title I saw a little boy named Hank. When we got to the little girl I realized...
September 29, 2017
Weird, but the illustrations were cool.
Now that I've read it aloud to a child, it is less weird and much more adorable. Fun to read aloud.
Weird meant "I felt sad for a little girl whose friend is a bug." Just like Michael and Ben. Yeesh. Makes my heart hurt, but I also get the won...
September 20, 2016
Really cute. Fantastic illustrations.
February 13, 2017
Hank is a pill bug. Amelia is a girl who idolizes Amelia Earhart. They are best friends.
This is a sweet story about a day in the life of a cute bug. It's only a "big" day in the sense that it was full and tiring and fun.
I liked it a lot. Very charming.
February 27, 2018
This is my new favorite story time book. I have to plan a bug storytime ASAP just so I can use it! OH my goodness. love it.
March 22, 2017
March 11, 2017
Minimal words with extra captions, Hank's Big Day tells the tale of a pill bug going through his day. Some good adjective samples to point out in captions. Certainly a book to talk about different perspectives metaphorically. Hank has a human friend that takes him on some additional journeys. The...
September 19, 2016
Handsome digital illustrations displayed in various shapes, sizes, and positions highlight the unlikely story of a pill bug named Hank. As he sallies forth from under a rock, he encounters some intimidating insects and has some narrow escapes as well as moving slowly through the yard. All that ef...
November 26, 2017
Appropriate grade level(s): k-2nd
Summary: Hank is a little pill bug who explores the big dangerous world. Hank is friends with a little human girl named Amelia and together they use their imaginations to play games and explore the world around them. After they are done playing, Hanks...