Welcome to the world of insects, where termites live in massive towers and queen bees rule their colonies. Engaging text invites readers to learn about insects' unique life cycles, social structures, eating habits, and methods of defense. Basic insect body parts are explained and labeled in a simple diagram. Bright, colorful design and oversized photos provide a glimpse at insects in their natural environment, while making scientific concepts less intimidating for reluctant readers. This series will leave future entomologists ready to explore their own backyard, magnifying glass in hand! Big Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Subject||Animals, Science & Technology|
|Imprint||Big Buddy Books|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Insects - Library Media Connection
Each book features beautiful color photographs and diagrams, inviting readers to learn more about the particular creature. Bug Bites sections contain interesting facts about the insect, Bug-O-Rama is a fun Q&A section with random trivia. Text is helpful for fifth graders writing reports, but also allows second graders to read the books. The series will be a valuable addition to any elementary school library collection. Recommended.
Insects - Horn Book Guide
These easy-to-read texts provide basic—and selective—information about the title insects. Topics include body parts, life cycles, predators and protections, and how the insect contributes to the planet’s well-being. Traits specific to each animal, such as how bees make honey or how dragonflies hunt their prey, are also discussed. Closeup, visually engaging photographs illustrate the texts.