Children’s Books About Bugs
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Do your kids love bugs? Help them learn more about them by reading these children’s books about bugs! These nonfiction selections are awesome for kids!
Each of these preschool books is packed with beautiful pictures and fun facts about bugs.
Your kids will not only learn about bugs, but they’ll learn the difference between bugs and insects.
Children's Books About Bugs
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of books about bugs that will help your preschoolers learn about bugs this spring and summer.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
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!
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.
Bugs: A Mini Animotion Book
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, 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.
My 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 entomologist would ever want to know.
On Beyond Bugs: All About Insects
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.
Bug Books for Kids
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?
National Geographic 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 rainforests and deserts around the world.
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.
The Big Book of Bugs
From moths and beetles to worms and spiders, the world is crawling with fascinating bugs. The Big Book of Bugs is the first fact-filled book for children to explore the vast array of creepy-crawlies that share our Earth.
Hello, World! Backyard Bugs
Young children love to look at bugs. Now here’s a Hello, World! board book that teaches toddlers all about the insects in their backyards—with colors, sounds, sizes, and super-simple facts.
Mrs. Peanuckle's Bug Alphabet
Perfect to read aloud, this creepy, crawly adventure will engage children and parents alike with its vibrant illustrations and fascinating facts about bugs.
Which of these preschool books about bugs will you read first?
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