The World of Insects
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

There are more species of beetles than any other kind of insect on Earth. It's no surprise, then, that these insects play major roles in the environment. They are Mother Nature's recyclers, trash removers, and dung disposers. Learn more about beetles in this interesting book.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category Life Sciences
Copyright 2008
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2007-08-01
BISACS JNF051050, JNF003120
Dewey 595.76
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level X
ATOS Reading Level 6.4
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 116485
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources San Diego Zoo Animal Bytes: Beetle
Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
Insecta Inspecta World: Scarab Beetles
Natural History Museum
  • A Battle of Rhinos
  • The Beetle Cycle of Life
  • Beetles, Beetles, and More Beetles
  • In Appreciation of Beetles
  • Man and Beetles
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • The Animal Kingdom...Where Do Beetles Fit In?
  • Index
Author: Sophie Lockwood


A noteworthy review of The World of Insects from Booklist on October 15, 2007

By some estimates, beetles make up as much as one-third of all animals on Earth, but their low profile-at least since the days of Egyptian scarabs-means that most children do not know much about them. Lockwood’s entry in the World of Insects series will move readers a few scuttles… View →