Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explores the wonderful world of insects, with fascinating facts and stunning full-color photographs, in his latest nonfiction picture book. Readers will learn all about insects' life stages, senses, bodies, and the many different kinds, including beetles, ladybugs, bees, butterflies, and more!This updated edition includes:Author's noteStunning full-color photographsGlossaryIndexWebsite and additional reading sourcesSupports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards
- Paperback | 40 pages
- 254 x 254 x 2.54mm | 200g
- 05 Jul 2016
- HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- New York, United States
"Handsome and useful, here's a solid addition to science collections." -- Booklist "Prolific science writer Simon offers a clear, concise exploration of insects and their characteristics, accompanied by crisp nature photographs...chock full of intriguing details...that will fascinate future entomologists." -- Publishers Weekly
Back cover copy
Insects have been around for a very long time; they even existed at the same time as the dinosaurs! You've probably seen many insects in all different shapes and sizes before. But did you know that all bugs are insects, but not all insects are bugs? Explore the wonderful world of insects, including beetles, grasshoppers, ladybugs, bees, butterflies, dragonflies, and more, with award-winning science writer Seymour Simon!
About Seymour Simon
Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children's science book] field" by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children's science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Columbia County in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where students can post on the "Seymour Science Blog" and educators can download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!