Format Price Qty

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.

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Insects (8 titles)
Ants 3.3
Bees 3.4
Butterflies 3.5
Dragonflies 3.3
Fireflies 3.4
Grasshoppers 3.7
Ladybugs 3.5
Termites 3.6
  • New! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF003120, JNF051150
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science & Technology
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Big Buddy Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2010-09-01
ISBN 9781616134808, 9781617869822
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 595
Graphics Full-color photographs
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.