Brilliant Beetles: A 4D Book

Brilliant Beetles: A 4D Book

by Melissa Higgins


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What makes a beetle a beetle? What are coolest beetles from around the world? Carefully leveled, engaging text supports life science curriculum related to classification, behavior, life cycles, and more. Smithsonian Little Entomologist feeds kids' natural curiousity about the little critters in their world to meet Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Fans of augmented reality will love to leap beyond the printed page with up-close beetle videos, accessible via the Capstone 4D app or on your web browser.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781977103420
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2019
Series: Little Entomologist 4D
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Melissa Higgins has written more than 100 fiction and nonfiction books for children, including titles for the Capstone imprints Pebble, Pebble Plus, Picture Window, Snap, and Stone Arch. Her books have received medals from the Independent Publisher Book Awards and the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards. Before becoming a full-time writer, Melissa worked as a school counselor and had a private counseling practice. When not reading or writing, she enjoys hiking and taking photographs in the Arizona desert where she lives with her husband and two shy kitties. You can visit Melissa’s website ( to learn more about her books.

Table of Contents

Amazing beetles — Weevils — Bombardier beetles — Crawling water beetles — Skin beetles — Dung beetles — Diving beetles — Fireflies — Ladybugs — Longhorn beetles — Rhinoceros beetles — Namib desert beetles — Glossary — Critical thinking questions — Read more — Internet sites — Index.


Each title begins with an intro spread that overviews bug, showing readers how to identify it Following spreads provide more details about specific kinds of each bug Includes information about classification, behavior, life cycles, other other science curriculum topics Stunning macro photography Bonus video content via the Capstone 4D app augments the print experience and provides a safe way for kids to access video.

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