Learn about the amazing world of bugs in this gorgeously illustrated book packed with insect facts.
Enter the kingdom of bugs and their close relatives for a magical journey through the forest floor, down into the deepest caves, and even across the open ocean. Insects, arachnids, worms, and mollusks are crawling across the pages of this colorful bug book, which combines gorgeous illustrations and photos to help young animal enthusiasts spot and learn all the main bug groups. From dancing bees to cartwheeling spiders, from butterfly athletes to the beetles that eat poo, they'll learn all about the incredible secret world of creepy-crawlers. And they'll find out how bugs help to look after our planet too.
The Book of Brilliant Bugs, written by insect expert Jess French and illustrated by Claire McElfatrick, takes children on a fascinating journey of exploration, showing them just how amazing creepy-crawlers are, what they do for our planet, and how we can help them. It includes bug relatives such as slimy slugs, web-spinning spiders and scuttling centipedes, plus amazing facts on how bugs pass on messages, compete for food, seek true love, and fill the air with buzzing wings.
About the Author
Jess French is a TV host known for her show on CBeebies, an author, a veterinarian, and insect expert with her own bug farm. Her previous DK books include the sustainability title What a Waste.
Claire McElfatrick is a former greetings card designer who now works on children's books. Her gorgeous illustrations can be seen in previous DK title The Magic and Mystery of Trees.