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Little Squeegy Bug, The

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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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Edward Creter
This is a classic translated for new readers young and old. A little bug has a light in his butt but feels left out, and it takes his bug friends to put the spotlight on a new subject old as tomorrow's sunrise: that we all have our own light to shine. That is how I see it, so see what you think!
Laura-Lynne Smith
Sep 03, 2015 Laura-Lynne Smith rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this story of the little bug who wasn't sure what kind of bug he was. The bumblebee only told him how to be a bumble debut the spider helped him to become a great bug of his own. The illustrations are beautiful and the story is lovely!
Karen Dransfield
May 22, 2015 Karen Dransfield rated it it was amazing
Shelves: picture-book
A lovely story about becoming something new and special. A little squeegy bug meets a bee and wants wings like a bee does. So goes on a hunt to find wings. And along the way makes some friends.

Lovely story and delightful illustrations.
Sandie
Nov 22, 2010 Sandie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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!
Coral
May 15, 2008 Coral rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: childrens, own
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.
Nicole
Dec 08, 2011 Nicole rated it really liked it
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
Jan 31, 2013 Scott Foster rated it really liked it
Very cute book. I enjoyed reading it to my daughter. Beautiful illustrations go well with this tale about figuring out who you are.
Paula
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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Melanie
Apr 20, 2009 Melanie rated it really liked it
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A clever story about how the firefly just may have come to be.
Jami
Dec 15, 2009 Jami rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: bedtime-stories
the origins of the firefly or lightening bug as we call them.
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Feb 27, 2008 Page rated it it was amazing
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Sweet story-great lesson.
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