Stag Beetle

In this orange-level book, kids will dive into the world of the stunning and endangered stag beetle. With incredible up-close photos supporting the text, readers will watch this insect’s five-year life cycle unfold from egg to larva to pupa to adult beetle. They will learn how male beetles engage in terrific battles to claim a territory and discover how female beetles return to the place where they were born to lay their own eggs.

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  • ISBN: 978-1-911341-23-9
  • Age Group: 5 years plus
  • Series: Ruby Tuesday Readers: Wildlife Watchers
  • Book Band: Book Band Orange
  • Author: Ruth Owen
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • Dimensions: 170 x 140mm
  • Curriculum Links: Animals, Endangered animals, Habitats, Insects, Life cycles, Non-fiction reading, Science
Key Selling Features
• Introduces young readers to British wildlife • Close picture text match • Unfamiliar vocabulary supported by images and labels • High frequency words • Picture glossary • Quiz and comprehension questions • Notes for parents and educators
Series Information
Series Name: Ruby Tuesday Readers: Wildlife Watchers  Resources
Spark a love of reading and wildlife with this delightful series of book-banded readers that gives kids a fascinating peek into the secret worlds of some much-loved, native wild animals. Written in an engaging narrative style, readers will discover all about the little creatures that live in our gardens, parks, hedgerows and woodlands.