We love books, that is no secret. We have a growing home library of childrens books. We are always look for new books to enjoy and add to our collection. Summer is here for us and we have been outside enjoying the sunshine and bugs that we see all around. My oldest is always trying to collect some unsuspecting bug and put it in his butterfly net bag. After some observation, we release the bugs back into nature. Putting bugs and books together is a win win at my house. Today I am sharing a fun Childrens Book List: All about BUGS! What are some of your favorite bug books for kids?
Children Books About Bugs
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One night a very lonely firefly goes off in search of friends. Each time he sees a flicker of light he flies off toward it, but none of them turn out to be fireflies. He sees a lantern, an owl’s eyes, even headlights shining in the darkness. Will the lonely firefly ever find creatures like himself? A classic in its own time,The Very Lonely Firefly is finally available in a beautiful board book format, perfect for the youngest readers and the smallest hands. And just as in the hardcover edition, the fireflies’ lights actually light up, delighting children of all ages.
The Very Lonely Firefly board book
Pretty ladybugs, fluttering butterflies, creepy daddy longlegs, and roly-poly bugs are some of the familiar creatures featured in this whimsically illustrated insect album. Complete with an “actual size” chart and bug-o-meter listing fun facts about each bug, Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! will inform and entertain curious little bug lovers everywhere.
Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!
Black Bugs. Green Bugs. Fat Bugs. Buggy Bugs., I like Bugs!, , A rhyming ode to insects, penned by none other then Margaret Wise Brown. This poem was originally published in The Friendly Book., , Mile 1 books entice brand-new readers with rhyme, rhythm, and repetition. The type is big, the words are easy, and the art is bright and bold.
I Like Bugs (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1)
Find out all you ever wanted to know about insects when the Cat and company get an up-close view of life as a bug. Kids will learn how insects — from the spittlebug to the honeybee to the moth — see, smell, communicate, and pollinate, as well as sometimes pester and amaze and generally make life better for us humans. Catch the bug buzz with the Cat in the Hat and all his friends!
This beloved Eric Carle classic returns once again in a colorful new board book format. For generations, The Grouchy Ladybug has delighted readers of all ages with the story of a bad-tempered bug who won’t say “please” or “thank you,” won’t share, and thinks she is bigger and better than anyone else. As children follow the Grouchy Ladybug on her journey, they will learn the important concepts of time, size, and shape, as well as the benefits of friendship and good manners.
The Grouchy Ladybug
In Ten Little Ladybugs, one by one, ten tactile bugs disappear. Where did they all go? Young ones will love finding this out as they feel their way through the sturdy, colorful pages of this innovative book. The cute critters provide a hands-on learning experience and the rhyming text reinforces the counting concept. Interactive, educational, adorable – this magical countdown book adds up to a whole lot of fun. See why over 800,000 have been sold to date!
An essential A to Z bug book for young readers.
The perfect book for all kids who are fascinated with bugs. Simple text from A to Z provides buggy facts and figures. Larger than life full-color photographs of creepy crawlies include locusts, caterpillars, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, ants, praying mantis, and more!
Bugs A to Z
David A. Carter’s bestselling Bugs are building, digging, hammering, moving, and more in this construction-themed pop-up book! From Hammer Bugs to Bulldozer Bugs, all the Builder Bugs work together throughout the week to create something special. At last, the Bugs reveal their pop-up creation!
This highly interactive book is perfect for young readers who love equipment and tools.
Builder Bugs: A Busy Pop-up Book
THE all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with a child or grandchild in your life?
“The very hungry caterpillar literally eats his way through the pages of the book—and right into your child’s heart…”
—The New York Times Book Review
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
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 color crawl across the page in a veritable infestation of whimsy and humor. Cars Galore creators Peter Stein and Bob Staake return to thrill (and gross out) bug enthusiasts of all ages, offering an in-the-dirt, high-in-the-sky critter tale sure to leave readers wiggling and stampeding for more.
A charming introduction to ten beautiful little bugs, featuring high contrast black-and-white patterns. A glittering burst of colored foil brings a vivid splash of color to every page.
With first words to join in with, this stunning book will captivate sparkly little babies everywhere!
Hello, Bugs! (Black and White Sparklers)
A board book edition of the best-selling story features thermographic pages and a raised spider web children can feel for themselves, which complement the book’s colorful collages and easy, rhythmic text.
The Very Busy Spider
This book of charming poems by three-time Parents Choice Award Winner Barry Louis Polisar features in the funniest bugs on the planet. From the praying mantis to chiggers to millipedes, kids will discover that the weird and wacky bugs are the most fun. Even the dung beetle, brilliantly illustrated in a tuxedo and with formal serving tray, finally gets the recognition he deserves as one of the top insects to inspect. An index of the featured creatures rounds out the fun with scientific fact.
Insect Soup: Bug Poems (Rainbow Morning Music Picture Books)
Finally, here?s a brand-new book in Eric Carle?s extraordinarily popular Very series. And with a new surprise! When a little click beetle falls onto his back, he seeks the help of a wise old click beetle. ?Look at me,? says the more experienced click beetle, giving a loud CLICK and flipping onto its feet. But try as he might, the clumsy little click beetle just can?t get the hang of it–or can he? In the tradition ofThe Very Hungry Caterpillar Carle creates a winning story of perseverance and pride in achievement complete with an ingenious fiber-optic microchip that truly gives voice to the valiant little beetle as it CLICKs its way through the colorful pages and somersaults into your heart.
The Very Clumsy Click Beetle (Eric Carle’s Very Series)
Centipede has one hundred feet. One hundred feet means one hundred shoes. How in the world does Centipede choose shoes? This Math Reader clearly demonstrates the concepts of pairs and multiple sets, all in simple, rollicking, rhythmic text and with bright, graphic illustrations.
MINE! That’s what the very greedy bee says to anyone who asks him to share. While all the other bees work hard to clean the hive and make honey, the very greedy bee spends all of his time gobbling pollen and guzzling nectar. One day the very greedy bee finds a meadow full of flowers and decides not to tell anyone. He spends the entire day buzzing from flower to flower until…THUMP. The very greedy bee is so full that he cannot fly! It’s getting dark and he doesn’t know how to get home unless he flies. With the help of some new found friends the very greedy bee is able to return to his hive and has learned that it’s best to work with others and share what you have.
The Very Greedy Bee
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