SteveandBugsHi! My name is Steve Somers. I am the “real” author of the upside down book The Adventures of Tucker and The Adventures of Franklin.

The following materials are provided as bonus resources for those who have bought or read the book.  These resources can help you become a better reader and learner.

I’ve also included some neat web sites that you might enjoy.  As always, be careful on the Internet. Ask an adult to help you explore the Internet safely.

Coloring Sheets

Below are some coloring sheets based on the stories and poems by Tucker A. Turtle and Franklin A. Frog. You can print these pages and share them with your friends. Have fun!

Color Franklin Frog

Color Tucker Turtle

Color Hopper Rabbit

Color The Picnic

Worksheets

Below are some worksheets based on the stories and poems by Tucker A. Turtle and Franklin A. Frog. You can print these pages and share them with your friends. Have fun!

The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Honeybee Crossword

The Honeybee Anticipation Guide

Extreme Bugs

Amazing Web Sites

NOTE: Although we like the sites listed below, we are not responsible for the content and/or links on these web sites, so surf wisely.

Butterflies and Moths – http://bsi.montana.edu/web/kidsbutterfly/
Despite their small size, butterflies and moths are some of the World’s most wondrous animals. Their beauty, seemingly miraculous metamorphosis, and apparently carefree flight all spark our imaginations.

Honey and Honey Beeshttp://www.honey.com/consumers/kids/default.asp
The National Honey Board is proud to make available a great set of educational resources for kids and teachers. Use the materials here to learn about honey and how it is produced. Some of the things you learn may surprise you!

The Great Plant Escapehttp://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/index.html
Help Detective Leplant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life!

I hope you have enjoyed these resources. I would love to hear from you. Let me know how you like the book. What was your favorite section. Do you have a favorite character? Franklin or Tucker? You can vote on your favorite character by contacting us.