Category Archives: Insects

Moth & Butterfly Ta-Da! by Dev Petty, illustrated by Ana Aranda

Moth & Butterfly Ta-Da! by Dev Petty, illustrated by Ana Aranda. Nancy Paulsen Books, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9781524740511 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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The Bug Club – written and illustrated by Elise Gravel

The Bug Club, written and illustrated by Elise Gravel. Drawn & Quarterly, 2021. 9781770464155 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: PDF review copy What did you like about the book?  Gravel dreamed of being … Continue reading

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The Beekeepers: How Humans Changed the World of Bumble Bees by Dana L. Church

The Beekeepers: How Humans Changed the World of Bumble Bees by Dana L. Church, Published by Scholastic Focus, 9781338565546, 2020 Format: Hardcover, 320 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? Looking … Continue reading

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Monarch Butterfly (New and Updated) by Gail Gibbons

Monarch Butterfly (New and Updated) by Gail Gibbons. Holiday House, 9780823448319, 2021 (previously published 1989) Format: Hardcover, 32 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Nonfiction, Biology What did you like about the book? Engaging and informative, this … Continue reading

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Bruno the Beekeeper: A Honey Primer by Aneta Františka Holasová

Bruno the Beekeeper: A Honey Primer by Aneta Františka Holasová. Translated by Andrew Lass. Candlewick, 2021. 9781536214611 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? Bruno the bear learned … Continue reading

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Grasshopper by Tatiana Ukhova

Grasshopper by Tatiana Ukhova. Greystone Kids, 9781771646925, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Wordless picture book What did you like about the book? This creative picture book, a first for Ukhova, has previously won awards in … Continue reading

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Begin with a Bee by Liza Ketchum, Jacqueline Briggs Martin and Phyllis Root, illustrated by Claudia McGehee

   Begin with a Bee by Liza Ketchum, Jacqueline Briggs Martin and Phyllis Root, illustrated by Claudia McGehee, University of Minnesota Press, 9781517908041, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC Genre: Picture book What … Continue reading

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If Only – written and illustrated by Mies Van Hout

If Only – written and illustrated by Mies Van Hout, translated by David Colmer, Pajama Press, 9781772781960, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Wingmaker by Dave Cameron, illustrated by David Huyck

Wingmaker by Dave Cameron, illustrated by David Huyck. Kids Can Press, 9781525302374, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Leaf and Lou are two industrious ants who live … Continue reading

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Juan Hormiga by Gustavo Roldán

Juan Hormiga by Gustavo Roldán. Translated from the Spanish by Robert Croll. Elsewhere Editions, 2021. 9781939810823 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Juan Hormiga … Continue reading

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