Creepy Crawly Critters

Insects kit


Picture Books

Ace Lacewing, Bug Detective: bad bugs are my business by David Biedrycki

The Christmas cobwebs by Odds Bodkin

Bumble bugs and elephants: a big and little book by Margaret Wise Brown

Crickwing by Janell Cannon

The very busy spider by Eric Carle

Diary of a spider by Doreen Cronin

Pest Fest by Julia Durango

Ed Emberley’s bye-bye, big bad bullybug by Ed Emberley

Hank finds inspiration by Craig Frazier

The Jazz Fly: starring the Jazz Bugs by Matthew Gollub

The day Jimmy’s boa ate the wash by Trinka Hakes

Class Two at the zoo by Julie Jarman

I need a snake by Lynne Jonell

The leaf men and the brave good bugs by William Joyce

Miss Spider’s ABC by David Kirk

Mungo and the spiders from space by Timothy Knapman

To bathe a boa by Imbior Kudrna

Creepy crawly calypso by Tony Langham

The last snake in Ireland: a story about St. Patrick by Shelia MacGill-Callahan

Beetle McGrady eats bugs! by Megan McDonald

Bow Wow bugs a bug by Mark Newgarden

One hundred hungry ants by Elinor Pinczes

Each living thing by Joanne Ryder

Sophie’s masterpiece: a spider’s tale by Eileen Spinelli

I love bugs! by Philemon Sturges

There was an old lady who swallowed a fly by Simms Taback


Easy Reader Books

I spy Fly Guy by Ted Arnold

Creepy crawly critters and other Halloween tongue twisters by Nola Buck

I like bugs: the sound of B by Alice K. Flanagan

Wilbur finds a friend by Jennifer Frantz

Dan the ant by Jennifer Gillis

Be nice to spiders by Margaret Bloy Graham

I’m not scared by Kirsten Hall

Picnic! A day in the park by Joan Holub

Snuggle bugs by David Kirk

Bug stew! by Apple Jordan

A snake mistake by Mavis Smith


Nonfiction books 

Toads and diamonds retold by Charlotte Huck

How spiders got eight legs by Katherine Mead

Anansi goes fishing by Eric A. Kimmel

Youch! It bites!: real life monsters up close by Trevor Day

Centipedes, millipedes, scorpions, and spiders by Daniel Gilpin

Tarantulas, the biggest spiders by Alexander L. Crosby

Don’t squash that bug: the curious kid’s guide to insects by Natalie Rompella

Snakes!: strange and wonderful by Laurence P. Pringle

Microlife that makes us ill by Steve Parker

Snakey riddles by Katy Hall

The spider and the fly by Mary Howitt

Insects that work together by Molly Aloian

The world of ants by Melvin Berger

Spiders by Gail Gibbons

Reptiles of all kinds by Kelley MacAulay