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 nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.
This updated edition includes:
- Author's note
- Stunning full-color photographs
- Website and additional reading sources
Supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards--Booklist
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About the Author
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!
"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