Packed with essential facts on the United States’ most easy-to-spot bugs, this brightly illustrated guide is perfect for burgeoning bug finders ages 6 to 8.
A Kid’s Guide to Backyard Bugs is filled with fascinating facts about the United States’ most common insects, including where they live, what they eat, and how they move. Which insect can live without food for up to a whole year? Which insect grows up to almost 2 feet in length? Packed with over 80 full-color, gorgeous illustrations, this portable field guide will have burgeoning bug lovers excited about exploring the amazing world just outside their door.
The front matter contains a hands-on DIY project, info on how to identify bugs, and the essentials to take in your bag as a beginner bug-finder. The back matter contains a bug log to keep track of all the bugs spotted, information on how we can protect our bugs by protecting our planet, and a glossary of important terms bolded throughout the book.
Eliza Berkowitz is a writer and editor who has worked on a wide variety of books in her 20+ years in publishing. In her free time, she loves exploring the natural wonders of Redding, Connecticut, where she lives with her husband, daughter, and dog.
Nicole LaRue a graphic designer and illustrator, believes every person—no matter their size, age, color, or status—can help create positive social change. Called upon at the eleventh hour to create the official logo for the 2017 Women’s March on Washington, she is no stranger to mighty work. Her clients include, Chronicle Books, Abram’s Books, Oxford University Press, Compendium Inc., Madison Park Greetings, Johnson & Johnson, Chat Books, Tiny Prints, DC Shoes, American Eagle, and more. See her work at www.smallmadegoods.com. Nicole resides in Salt Lake City, Utah.