Bug Facts


Introduces the predatory behavior, anatomy, web construction, and life cycle of spiders and depicts different types of spider.

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Honey in a Hive

Anne Rockwell, S. D. Schindler

An introduction to the behavior and life cycle of honeybees, with particular emphasis on the production of honey.

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Bugs Rule!

Whitney Cranshaw, Richard Redak

Bugs Rule! provides a lively introduction to the biology and natural history of insects and their noninsect cousins, such as spiders, scorpions, and centipedes. This richly illustrated textbook features more than 830 color photos, a concise overview of the basics of entomology, and numerous sidebars that highlight and explain key points. Detailed chapters cover each of the major insect groups, describing their physiology, behaviors, feeding habits, reproduction, human interactions, and more. Ideal for nonscience majors and anyone seeking to learn more about insects and their arthropod relatives, Bugs Rule! offers a one-of-a-kind gateway into the world of these amazing creatures. Places a greater emphasis on natural history than standard textbooks on the subject Covers the biology and natural history of all the insect orders Provides a thorough review of the noninsect arthropods, such as spiders, scorpions, centipedes, millipedes, and crustaceans Features more than 830 color photos Highlights the importance of insects and other arthropods, including their impact on human society An online illustration package is available to professors

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Face to Face with Butterflies

Darlyne Murawski

Presents an introduction to butterflies, discussing their habitat, life cycle, physical characteristics, defense mechanisms, migratory behavior, and the threats they face from pollution and deforestation.

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Caterpillars and Butterflies

Stephanie Turnbull, Rosanne Guille

Describes how a caterpillar develops into a butterfly, and discusses moths and the feeding habits and defenses of butterflies.

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Hey, Little Ant

Phillip M. Hoose, Hannah Hoose

A song in which an ant pleads with the kid who is tempted to squish it.

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Mia Posada

Enter the magical realm of ladybugs to see how they grow into bright flying beetles with vivid red coats and shiny black spots. From Mia Posada, the author/illustrator of the acclaimed Dandelions, comes another delightful look at nature. Uncover the tiny world of the ladybug through vivid illustrations and words, along with a special section featuring fun ladybug facts.

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Bugs Galore

Peter Stein

Bugs, bugs, bugs galore creep, slither, stink, and squirm; scurry, fly - ewww, a worm! Dig in as a flurry of bugs of every shape, size, and colour crawl across the page in a veritable infestation of whimsy and humour.

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Bugs Are Insects

Anne Rockwell

What makes an insect an insect? What makes a bug a bug? Read and find out! With intricate and vividly colored collages from Caldecott Medal winner Steve Jenkins and engaging text from Anne Rockwell, Bugs Are Insects introduces the youngest readers to the fascinating world of the creepy crawly. Now rebranded with a new cover look, this NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book includes activities such as conducting an insect survey, drawing a picture of your favorite insects, and planting a butterfly garden. Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by Dr. Ed Spevak, Curator of Invertebrates and Director of the Saint Louis Zoo WildCare Institute Center for Native Pollinator Conservation. This is a Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores introductory concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

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