Bugs [videorecording] / produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd., a production of GPN/Nebraska ETV Network and WNED-TV Buffalo ; produced by Orly Berger ; written by Ronnie Krauss ; executive producers, Twila C. Liggett, Tony Buttino ; directed by Mark Mannucci.
Lincoln, NE : Distributed by GPN Educational Media, c2003.
Bugs includes general information, jokes and descriptions of the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of a variety of common insects. Other segments include: LeVar visits Insect world: with the assistance of an entomologist LeVar discovers the uniqueness of a wide variety of bugs and insects at Cincinnati Zoo's Insect World ; See the migration of Monarch Butterflies: take a trip to the mountains in Mexico to find out where monarch butterflies go when they migrate for the winter.
Hosted by LeVar Burton ; book read by Lori Delgado & Edwin Maldonado, Jr.
Associate producers: Robin Fogelman, Stacey Raider ; editor, James C. Wright ; book art photographed by Carlos Sanchez & Co., Inc. ; opening animation by Ovation Films, Inc.
Based on the book: Bugs / by Nancy Winslow Parker & Joan Richards Wright ; illustrated by Nancy Winslow Parker : Greenwillow Books, c1987.
DVD release of the 1988 production.
Includes short reviews by children of the following books: Ant cities by Arthur Dorros ; Backyard insects by Millicent E. Selsam and Ronald Goor ; Ladybug by Barrie Watts. Additional book recommendation: The bug book and The bug bottle by Dr. Hugh Danks.
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