A look at the fascinating world of beetles. From flea beetles to bombardier beetles, an incredible variety of these beloved bugs are showcased here in all their splendor.
Discover arthropods in your backyard!
Observing and inquiry are important skills for children to learn as they explore their environment. Insects are the perfect subjects that will transport a child to another world that inspires learning and imaginations. What better way to begin your creature adventure than with any of these suggested titles. Shy beetles, sticks that walk, bugs that talk, and dancing bees will provide an entirely new and fascinating look at the arthropods in your backyard.
A honeybee searches for nectar, then returns to the hive to tell the other bees. She does a waggle dance, moving in a special figure-eight pattern to share the location of the foodsource with her hivemates.
Profiles more than 220 insects and other bugs providing facts about how big they are, what they eat, where they live, and which ones are poisonous.
Celebrates the beauty and diversity of hundreds of insects and spiders in an illustrated work that features eight gatefolds depicting butterflies, beetles, spiders, and other insects.
Detailed illustrations and a playfully invented bug language invite readers to imagine the dramatic possibilities to be found in the natural world of a humble backyard garden.
With a simple story, perfect for read-alouds, this scientific look at a walking stick’s life-cycle will captivate budding entomologists.
Hank is a pill bug whose daily routine involves nibbling a dead leaf, climbing up a long stick, avoiding a skateboarder, and playing pretend with his best friend, a human girl named Amelia.
Meet Jean-Henri Fabre, one of the most important naturalists of all time, whose own life was as unusual as the lives of the creatures he studied.
From butterflies and moths to crickets and cicadas, a rhyming exploration of backyard-bug behavior.
This is the story of one young girl who took the time to observe and learn the life cycle of the butterflies and moths by documenting what she learned in vibrant paintings.
Profiles the world’s largest, strongest, and loudest insects, providing statistics and facts on each, from the honeypot ants of Australia and hornet moth of Europe to the golden chafer of Central America and the orchid mantis of Southeast Asia. Includes glossary.