Bugs and beyond: 17 books for kids


March 2-7, 2015, is Bug Week at Anythink Wright Farms, where kids and adults will have fun learning all about insects. To help young readers investigate and enjoy bugs beyond these events, consider the books on this introductory Easy (E) and Juvenile (J) list. This sampler includes science, story, information, and art to encourage young readers to look at the topic from a variety of angles.

 Bug Basics:

Drawing Directions:

Junior Jokes:

 Fun Fiction:

 Playful Poetry:

Did you know?

All bugs are insects, but not all insects are bugs, entomologically speaking. In other words, a bug is a certain type of insect, in scientific terms  – while bugs and insects are interchangeable, in etymological terms.