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Bug Books for Kids

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Spring is coming soon and you know what that means! Bugs will be coming out and we will have fun studying ladybugs with our ladybug farm, study ants with our ant farm and even get some caterpillars to watch them go into their chrysalis and turn into beautiful butterflies! Here is a list of bug books for kids that will go perfectly with our bug units!

A list of bug books for kids that will go perfectly with our bug units as we head into the spring season and spend more time outdoors.

Bug Books for Kids

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! by Bob Barner

From fluttering butterflies to spotted ladybugs, explore a variety of different bugs through these whimsical illustrations. A realistic size chart and fun facts are also included.

Everything Bug: What Kids Really Want To Know About Bugs (Kids FAQs) by Cherie Winner

In a question and answer format for kids, this book is filled with the most popular questions kids have about bugs.

Love Bug Story by Linsey Doering

Love Bug wakes up one morning, wanting to find his purpose in life. He sets out on an adventure. On his journey, he finds out each of us has a purpose in life.

Bug Zoo: Walt Disney Animation Artist Showcase by Andy Harkness

Ben loves bugs of all types. A trip to the local zoo inspires him to create a Bug Zoo, which he is very happy about. But, what about the bugs?

The Bug Book by Sue Fliess

Explore different bugs through rhyme with this sweet book about bugs. Pictures are real, detailed, and engaging.

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More Bug Books for Kids 

The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle

The grouchy ladybug is mean. He is rude, selfish, and a coward. Lessons include right and wrong behavior, as well as how others feel when you’re grouchy. Will the ladybug ever learn to be nice?

Alpha Bugs: A Pop-up Alphabet by David A. Carter

This hands-on pop-up book explores the alphabet through bugs! Keep kids involved with a variety of pop ups and sensory options.

Leo The Lightning Bug by Eric Drachman

Leo the Lightning Bug struggles in his own self confidence because he cannot make light in this charming little story. In addition, some editions come with a CD with sound effects and music to read along to.

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book Of Bugs by Catherine D. Hughes

National Geographic provides a book for little kids on bugs. There are bugs of all kinds, from common ones like ladybugs to more exotic types of bugs. Colorful photos are also included.

Stories From Bug Garden by Lisa Moser

Bug garden may appear ordinary, but is filled with a variety of different insects. There is a horsefly that would rather look like a horse, a ladybug who prefers mud angels to being a “lady,” and a bee who prefers relaxation to work.

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Bugs A To Z by Caroline Lawton

With fully colored pictures, explore a different bugs from A to Z!

Bedtime Bugs: A Pop-up Good Night Book by David A. Carter

Guide children through a good night routine with this fun pop-up book. Pages are interactive, making this particularly fun for toddlers.

The Best Book Of Bugs by Claire Llewellyn

With stunning detail, explore the lifestyles of bugs. Learn about their habitats, life cycles, and diversity in different types of insects.

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