books about: caterpillar
The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden
Douglas W. Tallamy
A home garden is often seen as separate from the natural world surrounding it. In truth, it is actually just one part of a larger landscape that is made up of many living layers. And the replacement of the rich layers of native flora with turf grass greatly diminishes a garden’s biological diversity and ecological function. The Living Landscape seeks to reverse this trend by showing gardeners how to create a landscape that is full of life. ...
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
THE all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with a child or grandchild in your life? "The very hungry caterpillar literally eats his way through the pages of the book—and right into your child's heart..." — Mother's Manual "Gorgeously illustrated, brilliantly innovative..." — The New York Times Book Review
La oruga muy hambrienta: Board Book (Spanish Edition)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is inarguably one of the most popular children's books of all time. Now, here is the Spanish board book version of The Very Hungry Caterpillar , filling an important niche for the youngest of Spanish-speaking children.
Watch Me Draw: Things Girls Love
Walter Foster Jr
This charming book includes 11 drawing lessons, an engaging story, "reward" stickers, and a flip-down paper pad with drawing prompts. Things Girls Love features the story of Dotty, a little ladybug that has lost her way. As Dotty tries to her find the way back to her clover-patch home, she encounters a host of other adorable friends. Kids will learn how to draw all the characters featured in the story, including a busy bee, helpful snail, ...
The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature
David George Haskell
Winner of 2013 Best Book Award from the National Academies. Finalist for 2013 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction. Winner of the 2013 Reed Environmental Writing Award. Winner of the 2012 National Outdoor Book Award for Natural History Literature. Runner-up for 2013 PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award. A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter of forest Written with remarkable grace ...
Butterflies Coloring Book (Dover Nature Coloring Book)
This treasury of detailed, accurately rendered illustrations (including two double-page spreads) invites coloring book enthusiasts to bring over 40 species of butterflies to life in vivid color. Here are such delicately beautiful creatures as the black, salmon-orange, white and blue painted lady, the rapid-flying dogface butterfly, with wing markings that look like a poodle's profile, and a host of others: pipevine swallowtail, monarch, buckeye, ...
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books)
Catherine D. Hughes
National Geographic Children's Books
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 ...
Wicked Bugs: The Louse That Conquered Napoleon's Army & Other Diabolical Insects
In this darkly comical look at the sinister side of our relationship with the natural world, Stewart has tracked down over one hundred of our worst entomological foes—creatures that infest, infect, and generally wreak havoc on human affairs. From the world’s most painful hornet, to the flies that transmit deadly diseases, to millipedes that stop traffic, to the “bookworms” that devour libraries, to the Japanese beetles munching on your ...
Incredible LEGO Technic: Cars, Trucks, Robots & More!
Pawel "Sariel" Kmiec
No Starch Press
From tanks to tow trucks, all the models showcased in this book use LEGO Technic gears, pulleys, pneumatics, and electric motors to really move. You'll find some of the world's best fan-created LEGO supercars, construction equipment, monster trucks, watercraft, and more, along with design notes and breakaway views of the truly incredible mechanisms inside. Look closely, and you'll learn how expert builders use differentials, suspensions, ...
From Caterpillar to Butterfly (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 1)
A caterpillar comes to school in a jar and the class watches the caterpillar each day as it grows and changes. Soon, it disappears into a hard shell called a chrysalis. Where did it go? This is a perfect beginner's guide to the mystery of metamorphosis. Named as a NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children, this book explains the life cycle from caterpillar to butterfly with easy-to-follow prose from Deborah Heiligman and warm, ...
Flutter! Fly! (Indestructibles)
Workman Publishing Company
Announcing a brand new idea in publishing books for babies: the completely durable, completely safe Indestructibles. Published on the same paper-like material used in shipping envelopes, Indestructibles are 100% baby-proof: chew-proof, drool-proof, and rip-proof. That's because Indestructibles not only will not tear or turn gummy with teething, but they are also completely washable. Indestructibles are also energetic, beautiful, and created ...
First Animal Encyclopedia (Dk First Reference Series)
An inspiring new addition to the First Reference series, the DK First Animal Encyclopedia is loaded with spectacular photographs showing animal habits and habitats. From aardvark to zebra, this book is packed with fascinating facts about animals, giving children a wonderful head start on learning about the animal world.
The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Acclaimed scientist and author Bernd Heinrich has returned every year since boyhood to a beloved patch of western Maine woods. What is the biology in humans of this deep-in-the-bones pull toward a particular place, and how is it related to animal homing? Heinrich explores the fascinating science chipping away at the mysteries of animal migration: how geese imprint true visual landscape memory; how scent trails are used by many creatures, ...
Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, Updated and Expanded
Douglas W. Tallamy
As development and subsequent habitat destruction accelerate, there are increasing pressures on wildlife populations. But there is an important and simple step toward reversing this alarming trend: Everyone with access to a patch of earth can make a significant contribution toward sustaining biodiversity. There is an unbreakable link between native plant species and native wildlife — native insects cannot, or will not, eat alien plants. When ...
Caterpillars, Bugs and Butterflies: Take-Along Guide (Take Along Guides)
Cooper Square Publishing Llc
An introduction to the world of insects, caterpillars, and butterflies including identification information, educational activities, and fun facts.Invites young naturalists to spot wildlife. Safety tips are provided and interesting activities are suggested.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Lacing Cards (World of Eric Carle)
These entertaining and educational lacing cards feature Eric Carle's charming illustrations from his bestselling book The Very Hungry Caterpillar T, and include favorite characters like the classic caterpillar and beautiful butterfly. Printed on thick, sturdy board, these lacing cards are durable and reusable, and perfect for small hands to hold. Lacing cards encourage hand-eye coordination, and help develop sequencing, dexterity, and motor ...
The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control: A Complete Guide to Maintaining a ...
Fern Marshall Bradley
Barbara W. Ellis
With growing consumer awareness about the dangers of garden chemicals, turn to The Organic Gardener’s Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control ( by Fern Bradley) as the most reliable and comprehensive guide on the garden shelf. Rodale has been the category leader in organic methods for decades, and this thoroughly updated edition features the latest science-based recommendations for battling garden problems. With all-new photos of common ...
National Geographic Readers: Caterpillar to Butterfly
National Geographic Children's Books
Butterflies are all around us. It's hard to believe these majestic insects with impressive wingspans and beautifully colored and patterned wings were once creepy crawly caterpillars. How in the world does this transformation happen? This Level 1 Reader gives kids an up-close look at exactly how a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. With bonus information including different types of butterflies and poisonous caterpillars, this reader is one of a ...
Big Book of Bugs
The most amazing, unusual, and fantastic bugs in the world! The newest addition to DK's Big Book of series is Big Book of Bugs - the up-close and personal book for young entomologists and all curious kids who are fascinated with bugs. Look right into a spider's eye and get tangled in its web! Marvel at the stunning pictures of teeny tiny creepy crawlies blown up to extraordinary sizes. Engaging annotations provide buggy facts and figures. ...
Eric Carle Animal Flash Cards
These beautiful flash cards, featuring artist and author Eric Carle's familiar animal illustrations, serve as a lovely introduction to the ABCs . Printed on thick, sturdy board, they are perfect for small hands to hold and are equally suited for hanging on the wall in a child's room.
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