The experts at National Geographic present a delightful reference that introduces young children to bugs of all kinds: big and small, jumping and crawling, colorful and creepy. This charming book explores backyard favorites, such as ladybugs and lightning bugs, and introduces kids to more exotic species that inhabit rain forests and deserts around the world. Colorful photos are paired with profiles of each insect, along with facts about the creatures' sizes, diets, homes, and more. This book will quickly become a favorite at story time, bedtime, and any other time.
Catherine Hughes is the author of four previous books in the National Geographic Kids First Big Book series: National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Animals, National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs, National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space, and National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of the Ocean. Ms. Hughes is also the science editor for National Geographic Kids and National Geographic Little Kids magazines and has a degree in early childhood development.