Topics : Primary School Minibeasts Books

Our minibeasts KS1 and KS2 books will help children understand more about the insects and creepy-crawlies that live in our world. They look at their life cycles and their impact on the wider world.

  • ITAA 5 years +

    It's All About... Collection - 16 Books (Collection)

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    This collection of 16 fact-filled books looks at a huge range of fascinating topics including the natural world, the animal kingdom, science vehicles and transport.

    Each book is packed with facts and stats and comes with eight collectable cards to tear out and keep. Free extra content such as downloadable audio to accompany the books is available by logging into a special URL disclosed in the books.

    Format: paperback
    • £15.99
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    ENKL 7 years +

    Everything I Need to Know for School: Lower Key Stage 2 Collection - 30 Books (Collection)

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    Especially tailored towards students studying at the lower end of Key Stage 2, this 30-book collection covers a huge range of subjects and will provide help both at home and in the classroom.

    Linked to the National Curriculum, the collection comes in a sturdy slipcase and includes workbooks on the core subjects of maths, English and science as well as other important subjects including geography and computer coding. There is also an illustrated dictionary to further aid learning.

    Colour coded for ease of use, the books are full of accessible information and break down the tricky subjects into easier, bite-sized snippets of information. This is a must for any child who wants to succeed at school.
    • £19.99
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  • ANLB 7 years +

    The Animal Box Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    Covering living things ranging from invertebrates, fungi and plants to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals, this 10-book collection from DK will delight young nature lovers.

    These books are bursting with full-colour photographs of their subjects and easy-to-follow explanations about what each one is and their traits. There are even double-page photographs that highlight the species in their natural habitats.

    Related species are shown in proportion across the page that show children their varying sizes.
    Format: hardback
    • £14.99
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  • WLDW 7 years +

    Wildlife Wonders Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Pat Jacobs

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    Have your children ever asked you why birds have feathers or why fish have gills? This collection of six science books will give them all the answers they need, while also providing an overview of the wonderful diversity of the natural world.

    Covering birds, fish, insects, mammals, plants and reptiles, each book explores the key characteristics of each species and looks at how their characteristics have evolved over time. This is all backed by easy-to-follow text, 3D artwork and eye-catching photographs.

    Perfect for nature lovers, all of these books are closely linked to the new National Science Curriculum and will boost understanding of wildlife classification and evolution.
    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
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  • WIYG 7 years +

    RSPB Wildlife in Your Garden (Paperback)

    Mike Dilger

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    Young nature enthusiasts can get up close and personal with the animals that visit their garden by following the tips in this essential guide from the RSPB. It's packed with cool illustrations and photographs of the wildlife they should be looking out for.

    From cool creepy-crawlies to beautiful birds, this bright and engaging book is full of facts and explains where and when you can spot all kinds of wildlife. It also covers butterflies, hedgehogs and plants.

    By following the advice and suggestions in this book, children (and you) might even have the chance to welcome some unexpected visitors into your garden.
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  • ARJ2 5 years +

    Yucky Worms (Paperback)

    Vivian French

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    Worms ... they're yucky, aren't they? Not according to this enjoyable new book which reveals just how amazing the wriggly creatures really are! Worms - fun, fascinating and wriggly worms! The humble earthworm plays a significant role in the environment, as all farmers and gardeners know: it aerates the soil, composts dead matter into rich humus in which seeds can germinate and plants can grow. Children love them too - especially for their wriggliness!
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  • EFZ2 6 years +

    In Focus: Bugs (Paperback)

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    Learn everything you ever wanted to know about bugs with this magazine-style book. It's packed with top 10 lists, fast facts, quickfire quizzes and beautiful photographs.
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  • AJI2 5 years +

    Ladybirds (Paperback)

    Lisa J. Amstutz

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    Everyone knows ladybirds are red with black spots, but did you know they can also be other colours. This early reader non-fiction book is packed with facts about this incredible insect.
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  • AAJAQ 6 years +

    Bug Hunter (Other)

    Dk

    Become a nature explorer with this hands-on kit! From keeping caterpillars to learning how honeybees actually communicate, read the handy spotter's guide to get expert tips on where bugs lurk or try any of the 30 fun projects. Get outside and catch bugs in the field with the trusty bug catcher provided and have fun decorating your books or projects with stickers. Makes bug identification totally Bug-tastic!
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  • APNNF 4 years +

    Caterpillars and Butterflies (Hardback)

    Stephanie Turnbull

    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, accompanied by short, informative text.
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  • APOSE 5 years +

    Bees & Wasps (Hardback)

    James Maclaine

    What do bees and wasps eat? What type of nests do they make? How do bees make honey? Find out the answers and lots more in this intriguing introduction to the fascinating world of bees and wasps. Easy-to-read text is accompanied by full-colour photographs and step-by-step visual explanations. Includes internet links to exciting websites to find out more about bees and wasps.
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  • APNRC 4 years +

    Bugs (Hardback)

    Lucy Bowman

    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, accompanied by short, informative text.
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  • APNNP 4 years +

    Spiders (Hardback)

    Rebecca Gilpin

    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs are on every page, accompanied by short, informative text.
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  • BGJBD 5 years +

    Bugs (Paperback)

    DK

    Silver award winner in the MadeForMums Awards 2017 children's books series category. DKfindout! Bugs takes kids close to all kinds of creepy-crawlies with beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information. The DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more! Whether they're looking for cricket facts, tardigrade facts or anything in between, DKfindout! Bugs is packed with up-to-date information, fun quizzes and incredible images of bugs life. Find out how bugs sense the world, and how they help humans via pest control and pollination. DKfindout! Bugs will surprise and delight young readers, making a great addition to their bug club book list.
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  • ARLFW

    The Big Book of Bugs (Hardback)

    Yuval Zommer

    Introductory spreads explain that bugs live nearly everywhere on Earth and give tips on how to become a young bug spotter. The book is divided into key groups of bugs, including beetles, moths, butterflies, bees, snails, crickets, grasshoppers, worms and spiders, all illustrated with scenic compositions. Some spreads approach the world of bugs thematically, such as bugs that come out at night, baby creepy-crawlies and life cycles, how bugs hide and show off and how some bugs love to live in your home. The text is chatty, funny and full of amazing facts.
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  • AAJNU 5 years +

    RSPB My First Book of Garden Bugs (Hardback)

    Mike Unwin

    Take a journey through the garden and discover the bugs that are living there. The beautiful illustrations create the world of the garden, combined with text that leads young readers to the hiding places of various bugs. inviting them to guess what creature they have found. My First Book of Garden Bugs is the perfect introduction to the names of some common garden insects, along with interesting facts about them.
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  • APOZA 3 years +

    Wind-Up Ladybird (Other)

    Fiona Watt

    Wind up the ladybird toy, place it on the tracks embedded on each page and watch the busy bug as it trundles off around the garden, passing flowers, vegetables, and other garden insects including bees and butterflies. With a very simple story, pluts lots of things to spot and talk about.
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  • APOXL Toddlers

    In the Pond (Paperback)

    Anna Milbourne

    Follow the adventures of a wriggly tadpole in this captivating picture book that peeks into the depths of a cool, dark pond. The simple and engaging text is accompanied by vibrant illustrations as young readers encounter enormous fish, fluffy ducklings, and shimmering dragonflies.
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  • AMGLJ 6 years +

    Bugs (Hardback)

    Open your eyes to a world of discovery and find out all about bugs and other creepy crawlies. Eyewonder Bugs explores all types of bugs from an insect that looks like a twig to a butterfly that tastes with its feet! From sand devils burrowing in the desert to busy bees, these creepy crawlies come in all shapes and sizes and can do amazing things. Meet poisonous spiders, scary scorpions and many more amazing bugs. Packed with fascinating facts and bright images, in the renowned Eyewonder format, younger readers will easily understand all the different types of bugs and what they can do. Ideal for school project support Bugs engages kids with interactive activities from True or False games to What's this? quizzes, and includes 100 bright stickers to play with!
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  • ACSYY 5 years +

    Mad About Minibeasts! (Paperback)

    David Wojtowycz

    This brilliantly beastly bouncy rhyming romp from Giles Andreae and David Wojtowycz will delight the many fans of this bestselling duo. From slugs and snails to bustling beetles and beautiful butterflies, these rhymes are full of humour and great to read aloud. The bright, distinctive artwork is full of child appeal.
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  • AQCON 5 years +

    Focus on Insects (Paperback)

    Stephen Savage

    Classification: Insects shows children how to identify and group insects according to their characteristics. It answers questions such as what is an insect? Where do insects live? What do insects eat? And how do insects move about? Along with many others. The book looks at insects from butterflies and beetles to wasps and ants and their young, as well as some more unusual amphibians such as hawk moth caterpillars and glowworms. It also offers advice on keeping insects as pets. The book also contains a useful scale to demonstrate the size of many insects in comparison to a human hand, along with a topic web, a glossary and some suggestions for extension activities. Other titles in the series include Classification: Birds, Classification: Insects, Classification: Reptiles, Classification: Mammals and Classification: Fish.
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  • AMWZV 5 years +

    Usborne: Peep Inside the Garden (Other)

    Anna Milbourne

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    A sunny garden hums, buzzes, creeps and crawls with life. Lift the flaps and peep through the delicate laser-cut holes to discover a whole host of butterflies, birds and bees, caterpillars, squirrels, frogs and other garden wildlife. A delightful information book for the very young.
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  • AEBCT 5 years +

    RSPB My First Book of Garden Wildlife (Hardback)

    Mike Unwin

    Captivating illustrations and lively text make this follow-up to the bestselling My First Book of Garden Birds the perfect first introduction to garden animals. Inside, young readers meet twenty common garden animals, birds and insects in a fun question-and-answer format. Try to guess the animal from the clues then turn over the page to discover its name and more facts.
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  • ABPDR 5 years +

    RSPB First Book of Minibeasts (Paperback)

    Anita Ganeri

    Launching with four books looking at flowers, birds, mammals and minibeasts, each RSPB spotter's guide will comprise 35 common garden creatures for beginner naturalists. Through beautiful full-page illustration accompanied by key information about each creature, books are designed to encourage young children's interest in the outside world and the wildlife around them. A spotter's chart for children to fill in, and links to Internet-based activities in each book, mean that children can extend the fun.
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