with some spiders thrown in even though spiders are NOT insects!
This page was last updated on: February 28, 2012
Nonfiction (call number given if known)
Berger, Melvin and GildaWhere Did the Butterfly Get Its Name? Questions and Answers About Butterflies and Moths 2002 Bernard, RobinI Can Read Science: The Life of a Butterfly 1995 Bockus, DanielEye to Eye: Insects and Spiders 1997 Chinery, MichaelLife Story: Butterfly595.781991 Chinery, MichaelLife Story: Spider 595.4 1991 Cutts, DavidI Can Read About Bees and Wasps 1998 Educational InsightsFascinating InsectsBig Book 1992 Facklam, Margery The Big Bug Book 1994 Facklam, Margery Creepy Crawly Caterpillars 1996 Fischer-NagelLife of the Butterfly 544.21987 Rookie Read About Science Series Fowler, AllanInside An Ant Colony2001 Fowler, AllanIt Could Still Be a Butterfly2001 Fowler, AllanIt Could Still be A Worm 2001 Fowler, AllanIt's A Good Thing There are Insects595.7 1990 Fowler, AllanSpiders Are Not Insects1996 Freeman, DarleneKnow-It-Alls: Butterflies2001 Getzoff, MelissaButterfly Magic 595.781996 Gibbons, GailMonarch Butterfly 1989 Harvery, Diane and BobMelody's Mystery 1991 Heller, RuthHow to Hide a Butterfly and Other Insects 1992 Kids Discover MagazineButterflies and Moths (can still be purchased) Kids Discover MagazineInsects 1998 Markle, SandraCan You Believe? Insects 2002 Mason, AdrienneMealworms: raise them, watch them, see them change Mattern, JoanneA Picture Book of Butterflies and Moths595.781993 Morgan, SallyButterflies, Bugs and Worms: Biology Facts and Experiments1996 Morley, ChristineTotally Amazing Spiders 1998 Nelson, JoAnneBackyard Bugs 1990 Parker, SteveEye Witness Explorers: Insects 1992 Pringle, LaurenceAn Extraordinary Life: The Story of a Monarch Butterfly1997 Rodger, ElizabethPop-Up Book: Caterpillar to Butterfly1996 Schaeffer, DonnaMealworms j595.76 1999 Schaeffer, DonnaPainted Lady Butterflyj595.78 1999 Schwartz, David M.Monarch Butterfly 1999
Fiction (many fiction books contain facts)
Bunting, EveButterfly House1999 Carle, EricThe Grouchy Ladybug Carle, EricThe Very Busy Spider Carle, EricThe Very Hungry Caterpillar Carle, EricThe Very Lonely Firefly Carle, EricThe Very Quiet Cricket Cassie, Brian and Pallotta, JerryThe Butterfly Alphabet Book 1995
Magic School Bus Books - Series books written by Joanna Cole - tv script and chapter books written by others.
The MSB Butterfly and the Bog Beast 1996 The MSB Butterfly BattleChapter Book 2003 The MSB Gets Ants in Its Pants 1996 The MSB Spins a Web 1997 The MSB Inside a Beehive 1996 DeLuise, DomCharlie the Caterpillar 1990 Hepworth, CathiAntics! 1992 Himmelman, JohnA Mealworm's Life 2001 Himmelman, JohnA Monarch Butterfly's Life Hoose, Phillip and HannahHey, Little Ant1998 Kirk, DavidMiss Spider's Tea Party 1994 Kraus, RobertHow Spider Saved Valentine's Day1985 Pallotta, JerryThe Butterfly Counting Book1998 Pallotta, JerryThe Icky Bug Alphabet Book1986
Pallotta, Jerry The Icky Bug Alphabet Book 1986
Singer, MarilynA Pair of Wings 2001 White, E.B.Charlotte's Web 1952 Faber, NormaNever Say Ugh to a Bug 811 1979 Fisher, AileenWhen It Comes to Bugs 811 1986 Florian, DouglasInsectlopedia: poems and paintings 811.54 1998 Greenberg, David T.Bugs! 1997 Lewis, Patrick JThe Little Buggers: Insect and Spider Poems811.54 1997 Davol, Marguerite W.Why Butterflies Go By on Silent Wings2001 Hayes, JoeCoyote and the ButterfliesBig Tales 1993 Taylor, Harriet PeckCoyote and the Laughing Butterflies1995
The Magic School Bus - DVD - Bugs, Bugs, Bugs 3 episodes (available separately on VHS)
The Magic School Bus Gets Ants in its Pants The Magic School Bus in a Beehive The Magic School Bus: Butterflies and the Bog Beast
The Magic School Bus - VHS - Creepy Crawly Fun 3 episodes (also available separately)
The Magic School Bus in a Haunted House (sound) The Magic School Bus Goes Batty (nocturnal creatures) The Magic School Bus Spins a Web (spiders)
National Geographic - GeoKids - Tadpoles, Dragonflies and the Caterpillar's Big Change