Learn all about insects in Christopher Franceschelli’s Bugblock, a buzz-worthy addition to the bestselling Abrams Block Book series, featuring full-color art by David Partington, a member of Peski Studio.
In Bugblock, readers will learn about all the things that make bugs incredible—from spider crickets that can jump 60 times their own length to Chinese stick insects that can grow to be over two feet long to caterpillars that transform into stunning butterflies.
In keeping with the rest of the series, Bugblock features the charming art of British design team Peski Studio, pages with die-cuts that readers can peek through, and 11 special gatefold flaps that unfold to reveal hidden details.
About the Author
Christopher Franceschelli is a seasoned publisher, editor, and creator of children’s books. His books include the Abrams Block Books series and the Abrams Trail Tale series. He runs Chronicle’s Handprint imprint and the SmartInk packaging company. A born-and-raised New Yorker, Franceschelli lives with his family in Brooklyn. David Partington is an illustrator based in Bristol, UK. His influences range from mid-century design to Saturday morning cartoons. As part of Peski Studio, he enjoys screen printing, a process that often informs his approach to illustration. Partington’s work can be seen in kids’ books, food packaging, and jumbo floor puzzles around the world. He especially enjoys creating characters, drawing friendly robots, and sending them on incredible adventures.