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If you like Animal & Insect Books

If you like Animal & Insect Books

This readalike is in response to a customer's book-match request. If you would like personalized reading recommendations, fill out the book-match form and a librarian will email suggested titles to you. Available for adults, teens, and kids. You can browse the book matches here.

Are you looking for books on animals and insects? Check out these fun non-fiction and easy readers below.

Animalogy: Animal Analogies by Marianne Collins Berkes
Uses analogies to teach the similarities and differences between animals, including their sounds, physical adaptations, behaviors, and classes. (catalog summary)

Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia by James Buckley


Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia
by James Buckley

Animal Planet Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia profiles the seven major animal classes—mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, arthropods, and other invertebrates—and features more than 1,000 stunning color photographs of animals in action. (catalog summary)

 



Everything You Need to Know About Bugs by Caroline Bingham



Everything You Need to Know About Bugs
by Caroline Bingham

Contains insect facts, an insect identification guide, and key information about recognizing bugs and creepy crawlies all around. (catalog summary)



 



Extremely Cute Animals Operating Heavy Machinery by David Gordon


Extremely Cute Animals Operating Heavy Machinery
by David Gordon

When bullies try to stop the extremely cute animals from building their sand castle they band together to build something bigger and better. (catalog summary)


 



Good Trick, Walking Stick! by Sheri Mabry Bestor

Good Trick, Walking Stick!
by Sheri Mabry Bestor

Walking sticks are among the world's most fascinating insects. And one many children can find right in their backyards! With a simple story, perfect for read-alouds, this scientific look at a walking stick's life-cycle will captivate budding entomologists. (catalog summary)


 



Hank's Big Day: The Story of A Bug by Evan Kuhlman

Hank's Big Day: The Story of A Bug
by Evan Kuhlman

Hank is a pill bug whose daily routine involves nibbling a dead leaf, climbing up a long stick, avoiding a skateboarder, and playing pretend with his best friend, a human girl named Amelia. (catalog summary)


 



Hello, Garden Bugs: A High-contrast Book by Julissa Mora


Hello, Garden Bugs: A High-contrast Book
by Julissa Mora

Black and white illustrations of common garden insects are paired with different sayings to greet them. (catalog summary)


 



A Hungry Lion, Or, A Dwindling Assortment of Animals by Lucy Ruth Cummins


A Hungry Lion, Or, A Dwindling Assortment of Animals
by Lucy Ruth Cummins

Members of a large group of animals, including a penguin, two rabbits, and a koala, disappear at an alarming rate but the hungry lion remains. (catalog summary)


 



Mama, Look! by Patricia J. Murphy

Mama, Look!
by Patricia J. Murphy

Baby creatures and their mothers discover the world around them. (catalog summary)



 



My Big Animal Book

My Big Animal Book 

Welcome to the wonderful world of animals . . . from majestic lions, playful elephants and mighty whales to your most-loved pets and friendly farm animals. With large, bright pictures and lots of fun facts, this essential reference book brings each animal to life. (catalog summary)



 



Search and Spot: Animals! by Laura Ljungkvist


Search and Spot: Animals!
by Laura Ljungkvist

Invites the reader to look for various animals hidden or camouflaged in the illustrations. (catalog summary)


 



Some Bugs by Angela DiTerlizzi


Some Bugs
by Angela DiTerlizzi

From butterflies and moths to crickets and cicadas, a rhyming exploration of backyard-bug behavior. (catalog sumamry)



 



Superworm by Julia Donaldson

Superworm
by Julia Donaldson

Superworm's bug friends attempt to free him from the clutches of Wizard Lizard who, having heard of Superworm's wondrous and heroic deeds, captures him and forces him to dig for treasure. (catalog summary)