Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Meet wetapunga, long-time resident of Gondwanaland, Planet Earth.
Learn about the modest, unassuming lifestyle of this ancient insect -- what it eats, where it lives, how it keeps safe and defends itself.
Intensely rich illustrations and a measured, poetic voice beautifully capture its real-life story.

Groovy insect dinosaur Very nearly done for! World-weary witness to our changing planet.
W?t?punga is one of Earth's earliest insect survivors, from Gondwanaland to now. However, the arrival of humans to Aotearoa has endangered the 11 known giant species, due to pr... read more

Gentle Giant: Wetapunga
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Over a million species of insects have already been named, catalogued and pictured. Theories as to how many are still to be named in collections, and discovered for the first time in the wild, vary considerably. However a figure of over 2 million ... read more

World's Weirdest Bugs: The Tiny Aliens Among Us
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Bugs and Insects

Series:Up Close & Scary
Reading Level:From 7

Bursting with fascinating facts and striking photographs, this title provides surprising insights into the miniature world of dragonflies, from their life cycle to their predatory behaviour. It features extreme close-ups, cutaways and clear, informative captions, providing children with an abundance of information.

Scary Dragonfly (Up Close & Scary)
$21.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Bugs and Insects

Series:Leapfrog Learners

Brand new non-fiction reading books delivering fun facts in under 200 words. Leapfrog Learners offer fun facts in accessible text, perfect for building reading confidence.

PUBLICATION JULY 2012

Funniest Minibeasts (Leapfrog Learners)
$19.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Bugs and Insects

Series:Roald Dahl Ser.

Join James, The Centipede, The Earthworm and the rest of the gang in this bug-packed journey around the world of insects. It's packed with fascinating facts about creepy-crawlies, and fun activities to try at home such as making an ant farm and building your very own bug hotel!

PUBLICATION APRIL 2018

Roald Dahl's James's Giant Bug Book
$21.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Bugs and Insects

Series:Up Close & Scary
Reading Level:From 7

Bursting with fascinating facts and striking photographs, this title provides surprising insights into the miniature world of ants, from their antennae to their extreme strength. It features extreme close-ups, cutaways and clear, informative captions, providing children with an abundance of information.

Ant (Up Close & Scary)
$21.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Bugs and Insects

Series:Bouncing Bugs
Reading Level:Children's - Kindergarten, Age 5-6

Little books that turn into bugs! Suitable for hanging and bouncing! A pop-up book about flies details the amazing capabilities of one of the most common insects, such as how they can hover and fly backward and taste food with their feet. A paper fly sculpture can be hung and bounced from the elastic in the back cover."

Fly (Bouncing Bugs)
$8.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Bugs and Insects

Awards:Shortlisted for NZ Childrens & Non-Fiction Book Awards 2017

The Genius of Bugs is a new, fresh take on the world of bugs, inspired by the blockbuster science exhibition Bug Lab, brought to Wellington this summer by Te Papa and Weta Workshop.
Illustrated with up-close, dramatic bug photography throughout, The Genius of Bugs is ... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2016
Teaching Notes

The Genius of Bugs
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

A fascinating look at the world of insects and spiders. With more than 350 superb full-colour illustrations, expertly written text on how key species look and behave, and maps to show each creatures distribution, this is an essential reference book suitable for project work at home or school.

The Complete Guide to Insects and Spiders
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 Bugs and Insects

Series:Usborne Beginners

The "Beginners" series is designed to provide an informative introduction to non-fiction subjects for young readers. They give terrific reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction. They are developed by a reading expert from Roehampton University to help young readers grow in confidence.

Bugs (Usborne Beginners)
$11.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 Bugs and Insects

Series:The Big Picture

The Big Picture series launches with 16 titles for all about what is going on around the world, split into four high interest topics. Find out how other people around the world live/lived; extreme animals habitats or weather across the globe; faraway homes made of ice and much, much more. Each book ... read more

Bee Menu (The Big Picture)
$19.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 Bugs and Insects

Series:Early Years: Creepy Crawlies

Let's search for creepy crawlies. Look under that plant. What's that crawling by? It's a little ant! This book uses simple rhymes and engaging images to teach readers about ants.

Ants (Creepy Crawlies)
$22.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0