The Fascinating Bug Book for Kids: 500 Startling Facts! (Fascinating Facts) (Paperback)

The Fascinating Bug Book for Kids: 500 Startling Facts! (Fascinating Facts) By Krystal Monique Toney Cover Image

The Fascinating Bug Book for Kids: 500 Startling Facts! (Fascinating Facts) (Paperback)


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From ants to tarantulas—500 awesome facts and photos about bugs for kids ages 8 to 12

Have you ever wondered how many bugs there are on Earth? Or which ones can fly the highest? The Fascinating Bug Book for Kids is packed with 500 incredible facts about insects, arachnids, crustaceans and other creepy crawlies for hours of exploration. Find full-color pictures that uncover life as a bug, alongside trivia about termite towers, beautiful butterflies, cool cocoons, and more. You’ll discover secrets of these amazing creatures, such as…
  • When threatened, MILLIPEDES release smelly ooze from glands along their bodies to protect themselves from predators.
  • Scientists believe that the COCKROACH is the oldest winged insect.
  • Most of the silk that we use in clothing and bedsheets is produced from the cocoons of SILKWORMS.

Kids will light up as they discover tiny larvae and enormous spiders with the best in bug books for kids.
KRYSTAL MONIQUE TONEY is a PhD candidate at the University of North Texas, where her research focuses on the disparities in access to conservation education and nature among students in Texas. She founded the organization Black in Nature to share knowledge, creativity, and love for nature while simultaneously encouraging others to love and embrace the beauty of our natural world. Connect with her at
Product Details ISBN: 9781638780656
ISBN-10: 163878065X
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: January 18th, 2022
Pages: 206
Language: English
Series: Fascinating Facts
“Here is one of the best books for bug-loving children! The vivid pictures and interesting information will spark any little discoverer to explore the amazing world of bugs. Krystal’s book provides incredible in-depth information about the world of bugs for children whose parents cannot answer all their little ones’ inquisitive questions. I am happy to add this book to my collection of bug resources for children.” —Shakara Elyce Maggitt, mother, entomologist, and animal scientist

“This is one of the BEST bug books I've ever read! The pictures are vibrant and colorful, and the facts are fun and quirky. As a bug enthusiast and community leader, I believe this book magnifies the small bug world and encourages children to be inquisitive about how we benefit from bugs and why they are essential. This is definitely a book I will be introducing to children within my community to continue to inspire and educate future entomologists!” —Victoria Tsalikis, community advocate and bug enthusiast

“I love the colorful and engaging way that Krystal presents so much great information. These ‘knowledge nuggets’ are easily digestible for kids and adults! Would definitely recommend this book to both parents and educators alike.” —Carey Petersen, author and mother of three