Spring 2021

How to Build an Insect

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

See what the buzz is about in this fresh, fun look at insect anatomy.

Let’s build an insect! In the pages of this book, you’ll find a workshop filled with everything you need, including a head, a thorax, an abdomen, and much more. Written by entomologist Roberta Gibson and accompanied by delightfully detailed illustrations by Anne Lambelet, this wonderfully original take on insect anatomy will spark curiosity and engage even those who didn’t think they liked creepy, crawly things!

Format Your Price
978-1-5415-7811-1
$14.99
978-1-7284-0147-8
$22.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction, Picture Books
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Expository Literature, Animals, Science
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-04-06
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051030, JNF051150, JNF003120
Dewey 745.5
Dimensions 9.25 x 11
Lexile 490
Guided Reading Level M
Features Activities, Author/Illustrator biography, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Reviewed, Starred Reviews, and Teaching Guides

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews

“Distinctive and fun.”—Kirkus Reviews

School Library Journal

“Gibson and Lambelet provide a fun, instructional easy reader text and a science project for children. . . . A must-buy for elementary school and public libraries.”—starred, School Library Journal

Author: Roberta Gibson

Roberta Gibson is an entomologist with a master's degree from Cornell University. She worked for a number of years as a research specialist before she caught the writing bug. When she's not writing, she reads, takes photographs, and studies martial arts. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona, with her husband and son.

Illustrator: Anne Lambelet

Anne Lambelet earned a bachelor's degree in illustration from the University of the Arts in 2014 where she was awarded the Roger T. Hane award for the top illustration portfolio by a senior. She currently lives in Philadelphia with her husband Brice, her adorable dog, Eevee and her morbidly obese (but also adorable) cat, Fitzgerald.

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How to Build an Insect

See what the buzz is about in this fresh, fun look at insect anatomy. Let’s build an insect! In the pages of this book, you’ll find a workshop filled with everything you need, including a head, a thorax, an abdomen, and much more. Written by entomologist Roberta… View available downloads →