Busy Builders was selected for the 2013 Cook Prize honoring the best science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) picture book published for children aged eight to ten.
The tiny creatures in this book are amazing builders. Can you guess which builder makes separate chambers for nurseries and even trash? Or which insect's home looks like cotton candy? Or what kind of insect has ears on its knees? Busy Builders features eight insects, one spider, and an inside look at the unique structures they each build. Roxie Munro's striking art, drawn in India ink and colored ink, brings these remarkable feats of engineering into full focus. A glossary and resources to learn more are included. If you were a bug, what kind of home would you build?
The author of Busy Builders has donated this book to the Worldreader program
Two Lions, 9780761461050, 40pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2012