Bugs & Butterflies

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Loree Griffin Burns
"Some farms grow vegetables or grains, and some raise cows, sheep, chickens, or pigs. But have you ever heard of a butterfly farm? How do you raise a butterfly?



On a farm in Costa Rica, workers care for these delicate, winged creatures as they change from eggs to caterpillars to pupae. Like any other crop, the butterflies will eventually leave the farm. But where will they go? And just how do you ship a butterfly?



Very carefully! To discover how it works, follow these butterflies on a remarkable journey!"
Item No. 9780761393429
$26.60
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Heller, Ruth
Go on a fascinating nature hunt to find the butterflies, bees, inchworms, and other intriguing insects hiding in the brilliantly-painted pages of this book.
Item No. 9780448404776
$3.99
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Florian, Douglas
"Mosquitoes are thin./Mosquitoes are rude./They feast on your skin/For take-out food." Children will delight in the playful language and hilarious illustrations while they learn about twenty-one insects that will bug or beguile them. From swooping dragonflies and twirling whirligig beetles to marching army ants and feasting mosquitoes, here is one pest infestation you'll welcome into your home!
Item No. 9780152163358
$8.00
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Davis, Jacky
The Bug Squad is back in a story about playing together, problem solving, and saying you're sorry in this hardcover picture book from the New York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series.

This book was a Jumpstart Read for the Record Book.

The Bug Squad - Bumblebee Boy, Dragonfly Girl, and Butterfly Girl - are coming to Lulu's house for a play date and she know exactly what they are going to do all day. They use their big imaginations to create their own fun games right in Lulu's backyard. But when some things don't go just the way Lulu planned, Dragonfly Girl's feelings get hurt. This is a job for Ladybug Girl! When Lulu is Ladybug Girl, she knows that even if it isn't easy, it is important to apologize.

For fans of Fancy Nancy and Betty Bunny, the Ladybug Girl series honors individuality, friendship, and a love of nature!

Item No. 9780803734197
$16.99
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Barbaresi, Nina

The elegant beauty of butterflies makes them perfect subjects for stickers. Wherever they "land," they'll add a spectacular splash of color. There are 25 stickers in this eye-filling collection, offering beautiful, detailed renderings of such striking species as the Pixie, Mourning Cloak, Tiger Swallowtail, Painted Lady, Question mark, Great Purple Hairstreak, Melissa Blue, and Dog Face! Great for adding a touch of natural beauty to notebooks, packages, gifts, stationery, and more.

Item No. 9780486276632
$1.99
Make-a-Mask: Butterflies
Mudpuppy
Make a mask, not a mess! Have some Mudpuppy Butterflies Make-a-Masks on hand for a creative activity at any children's party or gathering. Just add some crayons, markers, or paint and let the fun begin. The butterflies were illustrated by Jenn Playford, so you can transform into a beautiful butterfly without the egg, chrysalis, and caterpillar stages! Why not try several different themes!

- 20 paper masks in 4 designs
- Pre-cut eyeholes
- Pre-cut colored elastic for attaching masks included

Item No. 9780735334489
$11.99
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Sovak, Jan

This irresistible assortment of creepy-crawly creatures offers you 15 different full-color tattoos, each perfectly realistic. The mantis, red-tailed bumblebee, lady bug, painted grasshopper, potato bug, Mormon cricket, Harlequin bug, cecropia moth, and seven other insects appear here, waiting to latch on to you!
Just moisten the tiny tattoos slightly, than apply to add instant interest to your arms, legs, face, and other body parts. And because they're small, the tattoos can be grouped together for added effect. Instructions for safe and easy application and removal included.

Item No. 9780486403380
$1.99
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Sovak, Jan
Nineteen different dazzling tattoos appear here: the long-tailed slipper, red admiral -- or buckeye -- giant sulphur, zebra, tortoise, piperine swallowtail, Colorado hair-streak, checker-spot, and more. Instructions.
Item No. 9780486403397
$1.99
Monarch Butterfly Finger Puppet

The sheer wings of this finger puppet, silk screened with the realistic orange and black markings of the Monarch Butterfly, flutter gracefully up and down with the motion of your hand. Its stretchy nylon fabric body fits fingers of many sizes.

With a Folkmanis finger puppet, you'll always have a friend nearby. The sheer wings of this finger puppet, silk screened with the realistic orange and black markings of the Monarch Butterfly, flutter gracefully up and down with the motion of your hand. Its stretchy nylon fabric body fits fingers of many sizes. Ideal for use in interactive stage and puppet theater, Folkmanis Puppets are also great for teaching, daycare, school, pretend play, games and parties, or to pair with a book for storytelling. Easy to feed and care for, just add lots of love and snuggly fun. Folkmanis has been encouraging young imaginations to blossom since 1976 with its innovative and engaging specialty puppets, promoting creativity and discovery while winning nearly every industry, child development, and kid-tested award. Folkmanis has grown to become the premier manufacturer of plush puppets worldwide, offering over 200 of the most heartwarming and realistically designed creatures--both exotic and familiar--on the market today. (Birthday: January, 1996).
Item No. 638348021564
$6.95
My Own Very Busy Spider Coloring Book
Carle, Eric
The Very Busy Spider is now available as a coloring book! Perfect for both reading and coloring, this interactive picture book follows an industrious spider as she carefully spins her web. A cow, a pig, and other farm animals want her to play--but a busy spider needs to finish her work, or there'll be no dinner.
Special artwork made just for coloring and blank pages at the end for original drawings give this classic story new life. A sure-fire hit for creative children everywhere.
Item No. 9780399243097
$5.99
My Own Very Hungry Caterpillar Coloring Book
Carle, Eric
Now available for the first time as a coloring book, Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar will delight children as they bring their own imagination to this classic story. Including a new introduction by Eric Carle, as well as blank pages at the end of the book for your own pictures, this is the perfect way to turn story time into coloring time. At the same time interactive and timeless, this is one coloring book you'll want to save as a keepsake!
Item No. 9780399242076
$6.99
My Own Very Lonely Firefly Coloring Book
Carle, Eric
The Very Lonely Firefly is now available as a coloring book! Perfect for both reading and coloring, this interactive version of Eric Carle's classic story follows a lonely firefly looking for friends. Each time he sees a light, the firefly chases after it, looking for other fireflies. He chases a flashlight, a car's headlights, and a sky full of fireworks before finally finding his friends.

Special artwork made just for coloring and blank pages at the end for your own drawings bring new life to this timeless story. A sure-fire hit for creative children everywhere.

Item No. 9780399246463
$5.99
My Own Very Quiet Cricket Coloring Book
Carle, Eric
The Very Quiet Cricket is now available as a coloring book! Perfect for both reading and coloring, this interactive version of Eric Carle's classic story follows a lonely cricket who's looking for love. As all the different insects go by, he tries and tries to make a chirp, but it isn't until he sees another cricket that he can truly sing.

Special artwork made just for coloring and blank pages at the end for your own drawings give this classic story new life. A sure-fire hit for creative children everywhere.

Item No. 9780399244759
$5.99
Spider Tattoos
Sovak, Jan
Startle friends and acquaintances with these lifelike tattoo portraits of scary spiders. Large, colorful designs depict the black widow spider, marbled orb-weaver, Mexican red-knee tarantula, golden silk spider, and 4 other leggy creatures, most accompanied by lacy outlines of their webs.
Item No. 9780486410135
$1.99
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Helen Frost
Stunning close-up photography and a lyrical text implore children to look more closely at the world around them.

Be still, and watch a single blade of grass.
An ant climbs up to look around.
A honeybee flies past.


What would happen if you walked very, very quietly and looked ever so carefully at the natural world outside? You might see a cricket leap, a moth spread her wings, or a spider step across a silken web. In simple, evocative language, Helen Frost offers a hint at the many tiny creatures around us. And in astonishing close-up photographs, Rick Lieder captures the glint of a katydid's eye, the glow of a firefly, and many more living wonders just awaiting discovery. Fascinating facts about all the creatures pictured may be found at the end.
Item No. 9780763656010
$15.99
The Beetle Book
Jenkins, Steve

Beetles squeak and beetles glow. Beetles stink, beetles sprint, beetles walk on water. With legs, antennae, horns, beautiful shells, knobs, and other oddities--what's not to like about beetles? The beetle world is vast: one out of every four living things on earth is a beetle. There are over 350,000 different species named so far and scientists suspect there may be as many as a million. From the goliath beetle that weighs one fourth of a pound to the nine inch long titan beetle, award-winning author-illustrator Steve Jenkins presents a fascinating array of these intriguing insects and the many amazing adaptations they have made to survive.

Item No. 9780547680842
$17.99
The Grouchy Ladybug - Board Book
Carle, Eric

From Eric Carle, New York Times bestselling author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and From Head to Toe, comes the classic story of one very grouchy ladybug. Eric Carle's bright artwork and signature style will charm both ardent fans and new readers alike. This board book features sturdy pages and is the perfect size for little hands.

As children follow the Grouchy Ladybug on her journey, they will learn the important concepts of time, size, and shape, as well as the benefits of friendship and good manners.

For generations, The Grouchy Ladybug has delighted readers of all ages with the story of a bad-tempered bug who won't say "please" or "thank you," won't share, and thinks she is bigger and better than anyone else. Readers will love how this testy ladybug introduces them to many new animals and learns that maybe being grouchy isn't always the best option.

Item No. 9780694013203
$9.99
The Grouchy Ladybug - Hardcover
Carle, Eric

From Eric Carle, New York Times bestselling author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and From Head to Toe, comes the classic story of one very grouchy ladybug. Eric Carle's bright artwork and signature style will charm both ardent fans and new readers alike.

As children follow the Grouchy Ladybug on her journey, they will learn the important concepts of time, size, and shape, as well as the benefits of friendship and good manners.

For generations, The Grouchy Ladybug has delighted readers of all ages with the story of a bad-tempered bug who won't say "please" or "thank you," won't share, and thinks she is bigger and better than anyone else. Readers will love how this testy ladybug introduces them to many new animals and learns that maybe being grouchy isn't always the best option.

Item No. 9780060270872
$17.99
The Grouchy Ladybug - Softcover
Carle, Eric

From Eric Carle, New York Times bestselling author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and From Head to Toe, comes the classic story of one very grouchy ladybug. Eric Carle's bright artwork and signature style will charm both ardent fans and new readers alike.

As children follow the Grouchy Ladybug on her journey, they will learn the important concepts of time, size, and shape, as well as the benefits of friendship and good manners.

For generations, The Grouchy Ladybug has delighted readers of all ages with the story of a bad-tempered bug who won't say "please" or "thank you," won't share, and thinks she is bigger and better than anyone else. Readers will love how this testy ladybug introduces them to many new animals and learns that maybe being grouchy isn't always the best option.

Item No. 9780064434508
$7.99
The Icky Bug Alphabet Book - Softcover
Pallotta, Jerry
Learn your ABCs in this "icky" exploration of all the creepy crawly insects from A to Z. Best-selling author Jerry Pallotta delivers a fun first concepts book that helps children discover why farmers like pray mantis, why fireflies light up the sky, or how water spiders breathe underwater. Pallotta's signature witty yet scientific text paired with Masiello's vivid and detailed illustrations make this alphabetic exploration one that will keep curious readers intrigued and engaged as they learn about the natural world of bugs.
Item No. 9780881064506
$7.95
The Very Busy Spider - Board Book
Carle, Eric
A VERY classic from Eric Carle, creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Early one morning a little spider spins her web on a fence post. One by one, the animals of the nearby farm try to distract her, yet the busy little spider keeps diligently at her work. When she is done, she is able to show everyone that not only is her creation quite beautiful, it is also quite useful!

This multi-sensory book allows children to feel the pictures as well as see them. And with its rhythmic text, The Very Busy Spider becomes an experience to touch, to see, and to hear.

"A beautifully executed work for the very young that satisfies the needs of both visually handicapped and sighted children without losing its artistic integrity."--The Horn Book, starred review

"Both sighted and blind children will follow the action with ease . . . Visually and verbally, this is a winner."--Booklist, starred review.

Item No. 9780399229190
$11.99
The Very Busy Spider - Hardcover
Carle, Eric
A VERY classic from Eric Carle, creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Early one morning a little spider spins her web on a fence post. One by one, the animals of the nearby farm try to distract her, yet the busy little spider keeps diligently at her work. When she is done, she is able to show everyone that not only is her creation quite beautiful, it is also quite useful!

This multi-sensory book allows children to feel the pictures as well as see them. And with its rhythmic text, The Very Busy Spider becomes an experience to touch, to see, and to hear.

Praise for The Very Busy Spider

* "A beautifully executed work for the very young that satisfies the needs of both visually handicapped and sighted children without losing its artistic integrity."--The Horn Book, starred review

* "Both sighted and blind children will follow the action with ease . . . Visually and verbally, this is a winner."--Booklist, starred review

Item No. 9780399211669
$21.99
The Very Quiet Cricket - Board Book
Carle, Eric

A VERY classic from Eric Carle, creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

One day a tiny cricket is born and meets a big cricket who chirps his welcome. The tiny cricket tries to respond, but there is no sound. The quiet cricket then makes his way into the world, meeting one insect after another, each of whom greets the little cricket with a cheery hello--the hum of a bee, the whirr of a dragonfly, the whisper of a praying mantis. The cricket rubs his wings together each time, but nothing happens, not a sound. Until the day he meets another cricket, a female, and something different happens . . .

As children turn the page on this wonderful moment, they are greeted with a surprise--an actual chirp!

Full of Eric Carle's gorgeous and lush collage art, a gentle rhythmic text for read-alouds, and a wonder-inducing surprise at the end, The Very Quiet Cricket remains an all-time favorite from one of the true masters of picture-book making.

Batteries are replaceable. Please use two 1.5 volt L1131 button cell batteries.

Item No. 9780399226847
$13.99
The Very Quiet Cricket - Hardcover
Carle, Eric

A VERY classic from Eric Carle, creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

One day a tiny cricket is born and meets a big cricket who chirps his welcome. The tiny cricket tries to respond, but there is no sound. The quiet cricket then makes his way into the world, meeting one insect after another, each of whom greets the little cricket with a cheery hello--the hum of a bee, the whirr of a dragonfly, the whisper of a praying mantis. The cricket rubs his wings together each time, but nothing happens, not a sound. Until the day he meets another cricket, a female, and something different happens . . .

As children turn the page on this wonderful moment, they are greeted with a surprise--an actual chirp!

Full of Eric Carle's gorgeous and lush collage art, a gentle rhythmic text for read-alouds, and a wonder-inducing surprise at the end, The Very Quiet Cricket remains an all-time favorite from one of the true masters of picture-book making.

Batteries are replaceable. Please use two 1.5 volt L1131 button cell batteries.

Praise for The Very Quiet Cricket

"Typical of Carle's style, the language is simple, with rhythm, repetition, and alliteration to delight young listeners. Painted collage illustrations are lavish and expressive."--School Library Journal

"The text is skillfully shaped; the illustrations convey energy and immediacy."--Horn Book

"As usual, Carle's art is lovely and his story is simple and satisfying."--Publishers Weekly

"Carle's signature style ensures that this is a visual standout, and storywise it's appealing, too....The spare text is structured by repetitive phrasing that will lend itself to read-aloud responses."--Booklist

Item No. 9780399218859
$23.99
Two Crickets Limited Edition Print

From Eric Carle's The Very Quiet Cricket

Signed limited edition of 500 prints
18" x 24" 100 lb text weight paper
Pond Ekberg Company, Chicopee, MA

Actual print not watermarked with "ECMPBA"

Item No. X7777
$250.00