Multcolib School Corps Picks Insects and Spiders Grades K - 2
Annotation:A basic introduction to spiders, examining where they live, how they grow, what they eat, and the unique traits that help to define them, such as their ability to spin silk threads and webs.
Annotation:The farm animals try to divert a busy little spider from spinning her web, but she persists and produces a thing of both beauty and usefulness. The pictures may be felt as well as seen.
Annotation:Clever rhymes from Brian P. Cleary and comical illustrations from Martin Goneau explain the traits that all insects have in common and help you determine which creatures belong in this six-legged group.
Annotation:The exacting prose and jewel-toned illustrations echo the harmony of monarch and milkweed in this carefully researched book, explaining one of nature's most spectacular displays in a refreshingly simple manner.
Annotation:Close-up photos and lightly-rhymed declarative verse capture a bug's-eye view of nature and encourage children to experience the world outside their doors with care and openness. Includes insect facts.
Annotation:Introduce readers to the exciting world of bugs. Each title uses simple text and vibrant photographs to introduce one important bug feature or behavior.
Annotation:Why do special features make all the difference in the insects life, even help it survive? Find the answers to many questions about creeping, crawling insects of all sizes.
Annotation:You don't have to look far to see a spider's web--in the corner of the window, on a fence, or in a bush--spiders make their homes everywhere. And there are so many kinds of spiders! Some red, some blue, yellow, and more...all fascinating. Amazing photography and easy-to-understand text makesnbsp; Spiders nbsp;a hit in this National Geographic Kids series.
Annotation:Marvel at a wasp that paralyzes spiders and feeds them to her young. See a butterfly that is bigger than many birds. Then meet a spider that lives in a bubble underwater. In this book, you'll learn about the life cycles of some fascinating animals-from the praying mantis to the jumping spider.
Annotation:¿Piensas que las hormigas son estupendas? ¿Te asombras de las arañas? Mira dentro de esto libro, ¡y verás lo se que está arrastrando en cada página! Do you think ants are awesome? Are you serious about spiders? Look inside this book and see what's creeping and crawling on every page!
Annotation:An exploration of the life cycle and life span of ladybugs, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a ladybug's growth process from egg to larva to pupa to mature insect.
Annotation:Now you know some things about pill bugs.If you want to know more, just look for us.You can find us in your garden at home (if you have one), or in the park.And I'm sure some of us live near your school.If you see us you can touch us ? but gently, please!
Annotation:En este libro ilustrado con fotografías para niños, las arañitas nacen, crecen y llegan a ser excelentes tejedoras. This book, which is illustrated with photographs, discusses the birth and growth of little spiders who later become excellent weavers of webs.
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Materials (in English and Spanish) about insects and spiders for grades K-2. The library has already-prepared Buckets of Books on this topic that you can check out. The Buckets contain books similar to those on the list (though not every title is exactly the same) plus a teacher's guide. To see the list of Buckets, go to: http://web.multcolib.org/educators/school-corps/bucket-books .