The Weird and Wonderful World of Bugs: A Book About Beetles, Butterflies, and Other Fascinating Insects by Rea Manderino (Paperback)
Calling all young bug enthusiasts! Come along on a journey into The Weird and Wonderful World of Bugs. Kids from ages 5 to 7 will learn all about the insects and other arthropods we call "bugs." They'll meet moths, bees, fireflies, spiders, and mosquitos in detailed, full-color photos that bring the bugs to life from antennae to abdomen. Entomologist Rea Manderino, PhD, offers scientific facts on every page, inspiring budding bug scientists to explore their backyards with new eyes.
Discover intriguing facts like:
- More than one-third of all the insects on Earth are beetles. There are almost 390,000 species!
- Some ants are farmers! They bring leaves back to the nest and use them to grow fungus, which they feed to their babies.
- Pillbugs are a type of crustacean—like crabs—with many legs, a hard exoskeleton, and gills that need water to breathe.
Leap, fly, and crawl into a big world of small wonders with this incredible bug book for kids.