Tales of Insects(2002)
(The sixth book in the Despain, Pleasant : Books of Nine Lives series)
A collection of stories by Pleasant DeSpain
This collection of folktales and traditional stories about insects from many countries is cleverly retold by master storyteller Pleasant DeSpain. If you were ever curious about why clouds and spiders are both called kumo in Japan, where the Grasshopper's army lived or who won the wager between the Heron and the Butterfly, then this collection of clever stories is for you. These charming tales have withstood the test of time and appeal to young readers from all over the world.
Used availability for Pleasant DeSpain's Tales of Insects
October 2002 : USA Hardback
July 2016 : USA Paperback
December 2005 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition