Insects and their relatives

Meet some of our many-legged distant cousins by looking at the books in this feature.
Bugs for Lunch

Bugs for Lunch

Margery Facklam
Illustrator:  Sylvia Long 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 8
Charlesbridge Publishing, 1999   ISBN: 978-0881062724
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Insectlopedia

Insectlopedia

Douglas Florian
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Harcourt, 1998   ISBN: 978-0152013066
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Face to Face with Caterpillars

Face to Face with Caterpillars

Darlyne A. Murawski
Nonfiction
For ages 9 to 12
National Geographic Children's Books, 2007   ISBN: 978-1426300523
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Feely Bugs

Feely Bugs

David A. Carter
Novelty Book
For ages 3 to 5
Simon and Schuster, 2005   ISBN: 978-1416903260
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Maybelle in the Soup

Maybelle in the Soup

Katie Speck
Illustrator:  Paul Ratz de Tagyos 
Fiction  Series
For ages 5 to 7
Henry Holt , 2007   ISBN: 978-0805080926
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Bugs Galore

Bugs Galore

Peter Stein
Illustrator:  Bob Staake 
Board Book
For ages 3 to 6
Candlewick, 2013   ISBN: 978-0763662202
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Ant and Honey Bee: A Pair of Friends in Winter

Ant and Honey Bee: A Pair of Friends in Winter

Megan McDonald
Illustrator:  G. Brian Karas 
Fiction
For ages 5 to 7
Candlewick, 2013   ISBN: 978-0763657123
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Bugs: A Stunning Pop-up Look at Insects, Spiders, and Other Creepy-Crawlies

Bugs: A Stunning Pop-up Look at Insects, Spiders, and Other Creepy-Crawlies

George McGavin
Illustrator:  Jim Kay 
Nonfiction novelty book
For ages 7 to 10
Candlewick Press, 2013   ISBN: 978-0763667627
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The Beetle Book

The Beetle Book

Steve Jenkins
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 and up
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013   ISBN: 978-0547680842
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In the Trees, Honey Bees!

In the Trees, Honey Bees!

Lori Mortensen
Illustrator:  Cris Arbo 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 9
Dawn Publications, 2009   ISBN: 978-1584691150
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Face Bug

Face Bug

J. Patrick Lewis
Illustrator:  Kelly Murphy 
Photographer: Frederic B. Siskind
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 6 to 10
Boyds Mills Press, 2013   ISBN: 978-1590789254
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Starting Life: Ladybug

Starting Life: Ladybug

Claire Llewellyn
Illustrator:  Simon Mendez 
Nonfiction novelty book
For ages 3 to 5
Cooper Square Publishing Llc, 2004   ISBN: 1559718927
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Bugs up Close

Bugs up Close

Diane Swanson
Photographer: Paul Davidson
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Kids Can Press, 2007   ISBN: 978-1554531387
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The Deadlies: Felix Takes the Stage

The Deadlies: Felix Takes the Stage

Kathryn Lasky
Illustrator:  Stephen Gilpin 
Fiction  Series
For ages 7 to 9
Scholastic Press, 2010   ISBN: 978-0545116817
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The Giant Jam Sandwich

The Giant Jam Sandwich

John Vernon Lord, Janet Burroway
Illustrator:  John Vernon Lord 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Houghton Mifflin, 1987   ISBN: 978-0395442371
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