Saturday, June 09, 2012

Creepy Crawly Books for Kids

The "Yuk" Factor
With summer reading season drawing near, the little outdoor or nature and science lover in your home might find a little joy in books about the world of creepy crawlers. Here's a short list of titles well worth enjoying; though do expect a "yuk" and a "gross"... or two.

The Tarantula Scientist by Sy Montgomery
Bugs : Poems About Creeping Things by David L. Harrison
Spiders by Nic Bishop
Paleo Bugs : Survival of the Creepiest by Timothy J. Bradley
Creep and Flutter : The Secret World of Insects and Spiders by Jim Arnosky
Face to Face with Caterpillars by Darlyne Murawski
The Bat Scientists by Mary Kay Carson
Bug-a-licious by Meish Goldish 
The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs by Sandra Markle
It's Disgusting and We Ate It! : True Food Facts from Around the World and Throughout History by James Solheim