Are You a Centipede? (Backyard Books)
Did you know there are around 8,000 types of centipede in the world? The name "centipede" means 100 feet, although not every centipede has that many feet. And centipedes can't count anyway! Are You a Centipede? will give young children an inside look at the everyday life of this fascinating insect. They can find out why the female centipede is such a good mother, what happens when her eggs hatch, how centipedes can run very fast to catch insects and small spiders to eat, and what the difference is between a centipede and a millipede.
These delightful nature stories introduce young children to backyard critters. Written in an engaging style, with a format that includes detailed illustrations, this series explores the life and characteristics of the insect; how it grows, the food it eats, and the dangers it might encounter. The back two pages of each book include more interesting facts about the insect. The next time kids explore their backyard, they will know a little more about the insects they find!