Reading Level: Gr. 4 Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Many pests have been experiencing a resurgence, particularly in urban areas, over the last five to ten years. Creepy Crawlies examines what makes a pest a pest. Most often pests are unwanted insects or animals that harm agriculture, destroy homes, feed on humans and other animals, or spread disease. Each book features captivating and enthralling details of the histories of pests and how they are viewed in different cultures. That’s Creepy boxes appeal to those who like “gross facts,” while Crawlie Facts boxes give detailed factual information on pest biology, habitats, and myths.