Books About Bugs for Pre-K

These are our favorite books about Bugs and Insects for Pre-K kids. I only list books my Pre-K students and I truly enjoy and find educational.

Bug Books for Pre-K Children

Visit the Bug Activities page for lots of Preschool & Pre-K lesson ideas.

Search for these at your library or click the book covers to go to Amazon. All book links are Amazon affiliate links. (Don’t forget to look for used or paperback books to lower the price.)

Butterfly Books

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
by Eric Carle

Waiting for Wings
by Lois Ehlert

Born To Be A Butterfly
by DK Publishing

Ten Little Caterpillars
by Bill Martin, Jr.

Butterfly (See How They Grow)
by DK Publishing

Are You a Butterfly?
by Judy Allen

From Caterpillar to Butterfly
by Deborah Heiligman

Ants Books

Hey, Little Ant
by Phillip and Hannah Hoose

One Hundred Hungry Ants
by Elinor Pinczes

Bee Books

The Honeybee & the Robber
by Eric Carle

Are You a Bee?
by Judy Allen

DK Readers: Busy, Buzzy Bee
by DK Publishing

These Bees Count!
by Alison Formento

Spider Books

The Very Busy Spider
by Eric Carle

Aaaarrgghh! Spider!
by Lydia Monks

Are You a Spider?
by Judy Allen

Spider on the Floor
by Raffi

More Bugs

The Grouchy Ladybug
by Eric Carle

Ten Little Ladybugs
by Melanie Gerth

The Very Clumsy Click Beetle
by Eric Carle

The Very Quiet Cricket
by Eric Carle

Creepy Crawly Calypso
(Book with CD)
by Tony Langham

Are You a Grasshopper?
by Judy Allen

In the Tall, Tall Grass
by Denise Fleming

The Icky Bug Alphabet Book
by Jerry Pallotta

Are You a Ladybug?
by Judy Allen

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
by Simms Taback

The Very Lonely Firefly
by Eric Carle

Beetle Bop
by Denise Fleming

Are You a Dragonfly?
Judy Allen

The Best Bug Parade (MathStart 1)
by Stuart J. Murphy

The Bugliest Bug
by Carol Diggory Shields

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