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Early Literacy

Early literacy is what children know about communication, language—verbal and non-verbal—reading and writing before they can actually read and write.

Picture Book About Insects

Aarrgghh! Spider! by Lydia Monks
A clever spider is lonely and longs to become a family pet.

Aarrgghh! Spider!

The Big Book of Bugs by Yuval Zommer
Fact-filled book for children to explore the vast array of creepy-crawlies that share our Earth.

Bugs by Penelope Arlon
Eye-catching images and simple text filled with interesting facts about insects for young children.

Bugs! by Shira Evans
Information about and images of bugs, for young readers.

Bugs, Bees and Other Buzzy Creatures by DK Publishing
Find out about amazing ants, dazzling dragonflies, wriggly caterpillars and brilliant beetles. Then get crafty and make a bug, decorate a butterfly or even bake delicious honey cookies.

Buzz, Bees! by Jennifer Syzmanski
Introduces readers to the world of bees, discussing what they need to live and how they behave.

Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs by Catherine Hughes
A fact-filled introduction to a variety of jumping, crawling and creeping insects expands from backyard favorites, including ladybugs and fireflies, to more exotic species from the world's rain forests and deserts.

There’s a Bug on My Book! by John Himmelman
Made to be read by a child while lying on the grass, a variety of insects and other creatures appear on each page. Children tip, tap and turn pages to discover how these animals move.

The Very Impatient Caterpillar by Ross Burach
A caterpillar learns to be patient while trying to metamorphosize.

What’s Your Favorite Bug? by Eric Carle
With beautiful illustrations and charming personal stories, 15 children's book artists share their favorite bugs and why they love them.

October 2019

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