Children's Insect & Bee Books

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Children's Insect & Bee Books

A Beekeeper's Year
by: Johnson, Sylvia

Follows a beekeeper through the four seasons, showing how bees and humans work together to make honey. Also includes a glossary of beekeeping terms and some favorite honey recpies. Color photos. 32 pgs. Ages 8-12.
c. 1994, H/C... $7.50
Used, Out-of-Print

Condition: Good, ex-library copy with usual library markings

Beautiful Bee Book
by: Unstead, Sue

Introduces children to the world of bees! This unique reference guide offers children a hands-on experience up close and personal with a bee. This book explores the life cycle, development, and includes interesting features of this feared insect. Children can turn a wheel to see how a bee develops stage by stage, or lift a flap to see the workings inside a bee colony. The Beautiful Bee book also includes fascinating facts, interesting and unusual features about bees, a glossary, and an index. 24 pgs. Ages 4-8.
c.2006, Spiral, H/C...$17.95

Beautiful Beetle Book
by: Unstead, Sue

This book helps children crawl into the amazing world of beetles! This unique reference guide offers children a hands-on experience up close and personal with a beetle. This book explores the life cycle, development, and includes interesting features of this insect. Children can turn off the lights to watch the beetles glow in the dark or lift a flap to see inside their home. The Beautiful Beetle book also includes fascinating facts, interesting and unusual features about beetles, a glossary, and an index. Aes 4-8. 24 pgs.
c. 2005, Spiral, H/C...$17.95

Bees and Wasps: QEB Animal Lives
by: Morgan, Sally

Come on an amazing journey into the world of bees and wasps and discover where they live, how they grow and learn, what they eat, and the dangers they have to face. By the time you're finished, you'll be a bee and wasp expert! Color pages. 32 pgs. Ages 7-12.
c. 2006, S/C... $8.95

Condition: Very Good

by: Nancy Winslow Parker

Sixteen insects are described in lively couplets, illustrations, and diagrams. Includes general information, jokes, and brief descriptions of the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of a variety of common insects. 40 pgs. Ages 5-10.
c.1987, S/C...$4.95

Butterflies & Moths (Wilderness Album Series)
by: Barbara Battulla

19 nature stories for children with pictures to color. Ages 7-11.
c.1987, S/C, Rev...$4.95

Butterfly & Moth (Eyewitness Book)
by: Whalley, Paul

Discover in close-up the enchanting & secret life of butterflies & moths. Here is an original and exciting look at the natural history of butterflies and moths. Stunning real-life photographs provide a unique "eyewitness" view of the behavior of these complex and vividly beautiful insects, their structure and life cycle, where they live and feed, and how they protect themselves. See a butterfly emerging from its chrysalis, how silk moths make silk, a caterpillar eating its own eggshell, and butterflies that have become extinct. Learn how a caterpillar can frighten off predators, why some adult moths never eat, which butterfly migrates the length of a subcontinent, and how to breed butterflies and moths. Discover how a caterpillar transforms itself into a chrysalis, which butterfly lives with ants, why butterflies and moths often mimic each other, how a chrysalis can look like a dead leaf, and much, much more. 64 pgs. Ages 9-12.
c. 2000, H/C...$15.95

Buzz on Honeybees
by: Kaemmerlen, Cathy

A honey of a time with the Storytelling Honeybee. Itty Bitty Betty, the Storytelling Honeybee, introduces youngsters to the real "buzz" on honeybees. Betty's stories accompany meticulously detailed and beautifully painted representations of bees. Filled with interesting facts, this educational adventure from the littlest of bees gives us plenty to think about! Ages 5-8. 32 pgs.
c. 2012, H/C... $16.99

Cockroaches, Stinkbugs & Other Creepy Crawlers (Draw Science)
by: Beeker, Christine

Provides step-by-step instructions, and tips on color, for drawing 17 different insects such as termites, slugs, leeches, cockroaches, flea, mosquito, praying mantis, dragonfly, tarantula, and daddy longlegs and more. 48 pgs. Ages 12 & up. Great for adults too.
c. 1998, S/C... $5.00

Entomology (Real Kids - Real Science Books)
by: Doris, Ellen

A book about studying insects that teaches children to raise caterpillars and watch their metamorphosis into butterflies or moths, search for insects in fields, keep crickets at home and observe their territoriality, explore a pond, figure out why a spider is not an insect, dissect a gall, and more. Part of the Children's School of Science series. More than 200 photos. 64 pgs. Ages 9-12.
c. 1993, H/C...$16.95
Out-Of-Print. Quantities Limted
Condition: New

Grasshopper & Crickets (Keeping Minibeasts)
by: Barrie Watts

Text & photos show how to collect, feed & care for grasshoppers & crickets. Ages 9-12.
c.1991, S/C...$3.95

Insect Zoo
by: Ewbank, Constance

How to collect and care for insects. Illustrated. Ages 9-13. 96 pgs.
c. 1973, H/C...$15.00
Used, Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited

Insects (National Audubon Society First Field Guide)
by: Wilsdon, Christina

This book is part of a series of guides designed for adolescents interested in natural history and nature. It is appropriately sized to fit in a field vest pocket. These books are arguably the most beautifully photographed and laid out field guides yet published for young people. Each book has an introductory section filled with interesting facts, descriptions of early naturalists, definitions of many of the terms used in the book, and a guide to using the field guide portion of the book. Each field guide features 50 common species with photos and brief descriptions of many more regionally occurring insects. Brief discussions of threatened and endangered species are particularly valuable. Great first guides for children and adults with limited natural history background. Color photos on every page. Ages 12 & up. 159 pgs.
c. 1998, S/C...$8.95
Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: New

Questions & Answers About Ants
by: Selsam, Millicent

Fully illustrated introduction to ants with 42 most commonly asked questions such as: Do ants have babies?, What do ants eat?, How do ants sleep?, How do ants keep themselves clean?, Can ants remember things?, Can ants figure things out?, How do you keep ants?, and many more. 71 pgs. Ages 8-12.
c. 1967, S/C...$5.00
Used, Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good

Zoobooks Butterflies
by: Wildlife Education

An all-in-one, everything-you-wanted-to-know-but-didn’t-know-who-to-ask guide to the world’s most fascinating butterflies. Features 24 pages of striking wildlife photography, insightful writing, colorful illustrations, and diagrams that explain in simple terms things that make "animal facts" come alive for your child. Ages 5-12.
c.1990, Booklet...$2.95

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