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Sarah Albee, "Bugged: How Insects Changed History"

This event is co-sponsored by The Country School.


There are about ten quintillion insects in the world—and some of them have affected human history in tremendous ways! For as long as humans have been on earth, we’ve co-existed with insects . . . for better or for worse. Once you begin to look at world history through fly-specked glasses, you begin to see the mark of these minute life forms at every turn. Beneficial bugs have built empires. Bad bugs have toppled them. Bugged is not your everyday history book. From the author and illustrator team behind kid-favorite Poop Happened! A History of the World from the Bottom Up, this combination of world history, social history, natural science, epidemiology, public health, conservation, and microbiology is told with fun and informative graphics and in an irreverent voice, making this one fun-to-read book.


Check out Sarah's awesome story on NPR here!


SARAH ALBEE is the author of Poop Happened! A History of the World from the Bottom Up and dozens of books for young readers, three of which have been New York Times bestsellers. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, three kids and dog. She blogs about offbeat history topics at


Ages: 8-12


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Event Date: 
Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 3:00pm EDT
Event address: 
768 Boston Post Rd.
06443 Madison
Bugged: How Insects Changed History Cover Image
By Sarah Albee, Robert Leighton (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780802734228
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - April 15th, 2014