Backyard Books

Children will learn about all kinds of backyard bugs and spiders in these nonfiction picture books. These accessible, fully illustrated books are perfect for reading aloud. Young readers will learn how they would experience life if they were one of these backyard creatures.

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Are You an Ant?
Are You an Ant?

Backyard Books

Judy Allen; Illustrated by Tudor Humphries

Kingfisher

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Are You a Grasshopper?
Are You a Grasshopper?

Backyard Books

Judy Allen; Illustrated by Tudor Humphries

Kingfisher

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Are You a Dragonfly?
Are You a Dragonfly?

Backyard Books

Judy Allen; Illustrated by Tudor Humphries

Kingfisher

The most colorful wings on the pond belong to the nimble dragonfly, but this delicate flying insect didn't begin life in the air. The secrets of metamorphosis are unfurled in this story of the...

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Are You a Bee?
Are You a Bee?

Backyard Books

Judy Allen; Illustrated by Tudor Humphries

Kingfisher

From the perspective of a honeybee, the backyard is a busy place. A young bee faces many challenges as it takes its place in the hive and joins in the work of the bee community.

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Are You a Ladybug?
Are You a Ladybug?

Backyard Books

Judy Allen; Illustrated by Tudor Humphries

Kingfisher

Beginning with its title question, "Are you a ladybug?", this accessible book is perfect for reading aloud and tells young readers how they would experience life if they were a ladybug.

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Are You a Spider?
Are You a Spider?

Backyard Books

by Judy Allen, illustrated by Tudor Humphries

Kingfisher

Did you know that when a spider's web is damaged, a spider will often eat the remaining silk before making a new one? Young children will make many amazing discoveries about spiders in this captivating...

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Are You a Butterfly?
Are You a Butterfly?

Backyard Books

Judy Allen; Illustrated by Tudor Humphries

Kingfisher

Caterpillar, chrysalis, butterfly; follow the metamorphosis of this familiar backyard creature as it evolves into a delicate flying insect.

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Are You a Snail?
Are You a Snail?

Backyard Books

Judy Allen; Illustrated by Tudor Humphries

Kingfisher

A young snail faces many challenges as it tries to grow safely into an adult. All the facts a young child needs to understand the life of this intriguing backyard creature are packed into this...

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