There is nothing quite like snuggling up with a good book, especially as summer is coming to a close and school is approaching with early bedtime routines falling into place. Take advantage of your time spent indoors by making it both fun and educational for you and the members of your family. Reading and engaging are extremely important for little ones!
We think this is the perfect opportunity to take some time to learn about the insects that live in the world around us! That’s why we’ve compiled a list of our favorite bug books for the whole family to enjoy!
Our Five Favorite Bug Books For Children:
1. “Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White
A wildly popular book, among both children and adults, about the magic that comes from the friendship between a pig and a spider. In 2000, it was listed as the best-selling children’s book of all time!
2.“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle
A classic and interactive story, suitable for the younger ages, about a caterpillar who bites off more than he can chew, literally. The simplicity and fun, along with it’s colorful illustrations, will bring you to read this story time and time again.
3. “My, Oh My–A Butterfly” by Tish Rabe
The Cat in the Hat facilitates this informative and exciting story all about butterflies, making it entertaining for your little ones to learn about these incredible insects.
4. “Hey, Little Ant” by Phillip and Hannah Hoose
Your little ones will begin to see the world through the eyes of an insect in this exciting story about a talking ant. Through this journey, they will be able to see that just because ants are small, it doesn’t mean that they are not important!
5. “The Very Busy Spider” by Eric Carle
Another classic from Eric Carle, this book implores the same colorful, simplicity as his other books while also entertaining. Children will learn about the balance of work and play, and perhaps make a few friends along the way!
Be sure to click the book titles to find out where to purchase!