Little Squeegy Bug
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Little Squeegy Bug

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Once upon a time there was a little squeegy bug. No one knew where he came from. He wasn’t an ant. He wasn’t a cricket. And he certainly wasn’t a flea. What was he? Follow along with lovable bug that tries to discover his true identity.

Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Two Lions (first published 1945)
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I read this to my daughter at the library last week and she really enjoyed it. Its all about the poor little squeegy bug who doesn't feel special and doesn't seem to know what kind of bug it is or should be. He meets the bee and thinks he should be like him and then meets the spider who then gives him a gift and in doing so he finds out what a special little bug he really is!
The poor Little Squeegy bug doesn't feel that he is special and doesn't know what he is (not an ant, not a bee)...until he meets the wise spider and receives a gift.

The story is great, and the illustrations are just cool (even for the adults). A great bedtime story that my daughter is now asking for again and again.
My almost 2-year-old loved this book today. She loved the pictures and held still for the story very well. It's about a bug who wants to be a bumblebee because he think that's a cool bug. It turns out to be a fable of how the firefly came to exist. Cute illustrations too.
Scott Foster
Very cute book. I enjoyed reading it to my daughter. Beautiful illustrations go well with this tale about figuring out who you are.
A wingless little bug with no name wants to be a bumblebee and begins to search for a pair of wings.
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A clever story about how the firefly just may have come to be.
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the origins of the firefly or lightening bug as we call them.
Sweet story-great lesson.
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