Spring is just around the corner. Fill your book basket with our favorite children’s books about bugs.
Each of these books is packed with beautiful pictures and fun facts about bugs. Your kids will not only learn about bugs, but they’ll learn what makes a bug an “insect.”
Children’s Books About Bugs
You should be able find these books about bugs at your local library, or you can purchase them through the links provided below.
I Love Bugs! Come on a creepy-crawly bug safari through one little boy’s garden …with a brilliant surprise at the end. Perfect for bug-lovers and budding scientists everywhere!
I Love Bugs! Come explore the amazing world of bugs! The friendly bugs that crawl all over these pages include hungry caterpillars, busy ants, and graceful dragonflies. Which one is your favorite?
Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! Pretty ladybugs, fluttering butterflies, creepy daddy longlegs, and roly-poly bugs are some of the familiar creatures featured in this whimsically illustrated insect album. Complete with an “actual size” chart and bug-o-meter listing fun facts about each bug, Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! will inform and entertain curious little bug lovers everywhere.
Bugs: Kids will be mesmerized by friendly insects that buzz, skitter, and crawl–all with the turn of a page. Perfectly sized and packed with bright and cheerful illustrations, this cute collection of not-so-creepy crawlies is sure to worm its way into the hearts of preschoolers and parents alike.
Bugs Galore: Bugs, bugs, BUGS galore creep, slither, stink, and squirm; scurry, fly — ewww, a worm! Dig in as a flurry of bugs of every shape, size, and color crawl across the page in a veritable infestation of whimsy and humor.
The Best Book of Bugs: The Best Book of Bugs looks at the life cycles, habitats, and amazing diversity of insects and spiders in stunning close-up detail. This book has everything a young etymologist would ever want to know.
On Beyond Bugs! All About Insects: Find out all you ever wanted to know about insects when the Cat and company get an up-close view of life as a bug. Kids will learn how insects — from the spittlebug to the honeybee to the moth — see, smell, communicate, and pollinate, as well as sometimes pester and amaze and generally make life better for us humans.
Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs: This charming book explores backyard favorites, such as ladybugs and lightning bugs, and introduces kids to more exotic species that inhabit rain forests and deserts around the world.
Bugs A to Z: The perfect book for all kids who are fascinated with bugs. Simple text from A to Z provides buggy facts and figures. Larger than life full-color photographs of creepy crawlies include locusts, caterpillars, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, ants, praying mantis, and more!
The Bug Book: This fun rhyming story lists all the bugs you can imagine—creep bugs, climb bugs, sticky-slime bugs! Discover the vast world of insects in this photo-filled book.