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An enthralling look into the wriggly world of bugs, and how they grow, feed and make their homes. Combines fascinating information with simple flowing text to excite and inspire beginner readers. Includes short glossary, index and internet links to carefully selected websites. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

Book information

Age
4+
Key Stage
KS1 E
Lexile Measure
450L
CEFR Level
A2
Accelerated Reader level
2.7 LY
Author/Editor
Sarah Courtauld
Illustrator
Daniel Scarpa

Press reviews

“For every parent, child and teacher weary of the monotony of the average reading scheme, Usborne’s First Reading series will offer rays of sunlight. The books are carefully levelled and offer a huge variety of accessible and fun, fiction and non-fiction.”

Quicklinks

For links to specially selected websites with video clips and activities or a pronunciation guide for this book, visit the Usborne Quicklinks website.

Resources for this book

  • Usborne Reading Programme
    Find out more about the Usborne Reading Programme, download a chart of the seven levels and watch an interview with reading consultant Alison Kelly.
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