Born: in Valpariso, Indiana
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Rick lived in Chicago for a period of time and now resides in Wisconsin. Biography: Rick is an author and illustrator.
Rick Chrustowski on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=rick+chrustowski
|Blue sky bluebird
ISBN: 0805071040 OCLC: 52166254 Henry Holt and Co., New York : ©2004. Follows a family of bluebirds from the completion of a nest at the beginning of spring through the migration of the parents and eight fledglings in autumn.
ISBN: 0439228751 OCLC: 52276453 Scholastic, New York : 2001, ©2000. Follows the life cycle of the small insects known as ladybugs, from egg through larva and pupa stages to fully developed adult.
|Bright beetle /
ISBN: 0805060588 OCLC: 41361535 Henry Holt, New York : 2000. Follows the life cycle of the small insects known as ladybugs, from egg through larva and pupa stages to fully developed adult.
ISBN: 0805066888 OCLC: 49531386 Henry Holt and Co., New York : ©2003. Describes the life cycle of a leopard frog from tadpole to adulthood.
|Lunch at the zoo :
ISBN: 0805060707 OCLC: 43569418 Henry Holt and Co., New York : 2001. Describes how zoo nutritionists learn what to feed the animals in their care, the feeding procedures used by large zoos, and the nutritional needs of a variety of zoo animal.
ISBN: 9780616413920 OCLC: 1011719870 CNIB, Toronto : 2007. Five years after a female painted turtle hatches from her shell, she is ready to lay eggs of her own. This is a dangerous task because there is a road between her and the perfect nesting site. She starts to cross, but a huge car is hurtling her way. It stops just in time, and the kind people help her to safety. Grades 2-4 and older readers. 2006.
|Will you sting me? Will you bite? :
ISBN: 0880451440 OCLC: 46641764 Stemmer House, Owings Mills, Md. : 2001. This entertaining account about the world of insects tells young readers which insects are to be left alone, which are not a threat, and how to tell the difference with descriptions ending in funny little poems combined with informative facts. Illustrations.