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Daddy Is a Doodlebug

3.46  ·  Rating Details ·  71 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
What do doodlebugs do together...Daddy and his doodlebug doodle the things that doodlebugs like to do. They snack on potoodle chips while walking through the zoo, ride the caboodle car on the train, and padoodle their canoe through the sun and the rain. And at night when it's time to turn out the light, they say, "Don't let the bedboodles bite!" Because that's what doodleb ...more
Paperback, 40 pages
Published April 16th 2002 by HarperCollins (first published January 1st 2000)
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Kaytlyn Witcher
This book is about a father and a son. The story is narrated by the little boy. It tells about the different things doodlebugs do together. Each activity is what we as humans do as well but with an –oddle added to it.

Activity: This is directed towards younger level grades. I would read them this book and give them a worksheet. At the top would be an open box for them to draw a picture and under I would have a blank line with the question: What would you do if you were a Doodlebug? The students w
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Jennifer Heise
Jan 03, 2015 Jennifer Heise rated it really liked it
This cute Daddy-and-son pair of doodlebugs seem to have stepped off the pages of early Spider magazine, with rounded outlines similar to the Maurice Sendak and Daniel Kirk classics. Father and son do many things together, and enjoy playing with words in a way that endeared them to my five-going-on-six language fanatic. Parental recitation may require a little pre-reading of some of the made-up words, but the daddy-and-me warm fuzzies are worth it.
Tory S. Anderson
Sep 26, 2016 Tory S. Anderson rated it really liked it
A delightful little read with my daughter. I don't know many children's books that feature daddy-child time, and this was a real pleasure -- especially when she finishes with, "And I'm a doodlebug too!"
Carolyn
Aug 04, 2009 Carolyn rated it liked it
AR 1.5 -- 0.5

Great with kids who like to play with the sound of words
Deana Pittman
Apr 15, 2010 Deana Pittman rated it really liked it
the four stars is from Abbi...she has read this one for 4 straight nights!
Jesse Burdette
Jun 18, 2013 Jesse Burdette rated it really liked it
Its a funny book that kind of rhymes.
Paula
Sep 04, 2011 Paula rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Funny story about a bug and his father where every word has "oodlebug" added to it.
A young doodlebug describes how he and his father are alike and the things they enjoy doing together.
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Bruce Degen is a children's literature author and illustrator, with over forty books to his credit.

He is probably best known as the illustrator of The Magic School Bus series of books, by Joanna Cole. He has collaborated with Nancy White Charstrom on the popular Jesse Bear books, and the Caldecott Medal winning Commander Toad series by Jane Yolen. Degen has authored Jamberry, Daddy Is a Doodlebug,
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