This delightful little nature guide for young children is all about discovering the many insects, spiders, and other creatures—aka BUGS!—that creep, crawl, and fly around your neighborhood and beyond.
Young explorers learn where, when, and how to safely and kindly find insects, spiders, and other creepy-crawlies such as worms and pill bugs with this fun and sturdy take-along guide. Features include:
Easy-to-understand profiles of a variety of insects and spiders commonly found in North America, along with some exotic bugs from around the world
Vibrant National Geographic photography that brings the subject matter to life
“Check Me Out!” fact boxes that provide more information about each creature, including size and color, where it’s found, and what it eats
Basic facts about insect and spider anatomy and life cycles
Tips on how to how to become keen observers and explorers, and how and where to spot insects and spiders
Cool fun facts sprinkled throughout
Simple text for reading aloud or for beginning readers
Ideas for related activities
A helpful glossary
Flexible binding for durability
Inspired by National Geographic’s best-selling Little Kids First Big Book series, this sturdy take-along guide series is designed to get young children and their families excited about going outside and exploring the world firsthand, beginning with BUGS!
About the Author
ALLI BRYDON is a children’s book author and lifelong New Yorker who recently moved to the south of England with her family. Brydon, who writes nonfiction and fiction, is also a freelance children’s book editor.Residence: Farnham, Surrey, England, United KingdomHometown: New York, New YorkWebsite: allibrydoncreative.com