There's a Bug on My Book!


By John Himmelman

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An interactive experience for readers to move the bugs around their book while learning important characteristics about these creatures. Learning becomes fun as children form a deep appreciation for the world around us!

Do you know any 3 or 4 year olds who love bugs? Young or old, you will love this book! Beetles fly, frogs hop, and slugs slide over the pages of this cute bug book, made to be read by a child while lying on the grass. Children interact with the book, with a tip, tap, and turn of the book, moving the critters along. The critters even interact with each other in surprising ways. John Himmelman brings together his expertise as both a naturalist and an artist to encourage children to explore nature in their own backyard.

Backmatter Includes:

  • Explore More for Kids: photos and information about what it means to think like a scientist and more about the bugs in the book.
  • Explore More for Teachers & Parents: STEM activities, read aloud suggestions, and a quick summary of Science and Engineering Practices.
  • Perfect for anyone looking for books:

  • for homeschool materials.
  • for outdoor learning activities.
  • to provide an interactive experience.
  • that make learning fun!
  • Available to buy

    There's a Bug on My Book!