The Bug Book by Hugh Danks, Ph.D. ISBN 978-0-7611-4889-0. Copyright 1987, 2008. Softcover with 110 pages. An illustrated field guide and activity book with information on 47 bugs. The full-color book offers simple, clear guidelines on how to collect and care for bugs, with helpful hints on which bugs not to catch. The little book contains comprehensive information about how these creatures live and what unusual characteristics they have. The bug bottle is an ingeniously designed, safe plastic bottle for catching and viewing bugs and then releasing them unharmed. The kit includes a fold-out bug chart for quick identification, a magnifier to see the critters up close, and a bug explorer's journal to record discoveries.
For ages 6-12.