Snakes, Spiders and other Creepy Crawlies

Children of summer: Henri Fabre’s insects by Margaret Anderson

The end of the beginning: being the adventures of a small snail (and an even smaller ant) by Avi

Snakes are nothing to sneeze at by Gabrielle Charbonet

Harvey’s horrible snake disaster by Eth Clifford

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins

Impetuous R, secret agent by Jane Leslie Conley

Snake and Lizard by Joy Cowley

James and the giant peach: a children’s story by Ronald Dahl

Pipkin by S. Forst

Secrets of Dripping Fang by Don Greenberg

The ant bully by Judy Katschke

Snakes don’t miss their mothers by M. E. Kerr

Children of the Lamp series by P. B. Kerr

Can of worms by Kathy Mackel

Seven spiders spinning by Gregory Maguire

Spider Kane and the mystery at Jumbo Nightcrawlers by Mary Pope Osbourne

Larklight, or, The revenge of the white spiders!, or, To Saturn's rings and back!: a rousing tale of dauntless pluck in the farthest reaches of space by Phillip Reeve

How to eat fried worms by Thomas Rockwell

Hector afloat by Elizabeth Shreeve

Maybelle goes to tea by Katie Speck

The Cobweb confession by George Stanley

Roverandom by J.R.R. Tolkien

The mystery of the spider’s clue by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Charlotte’s web by E.B. White


Nonfiction books 

Toads and diamonds retold by Charlotte Huck

How spiders got eight legs by Katherine Mead

Anansi goes fishing by Eric A. Kimmel

Creepy creatures

Youch! It bites!: real life monsters up close by Trevor Day

Centipedes, millipedes, scorpions, and spiders by Daniel Gilpin

Tarantulas, the biggest spiders by Alexander L. Crosby

Don’t squash that bug: the curious kid’s guide to insects by Natalie Rompella

Snakes!: strange and wonderful by Laurence P. Pringle

Microlife that makes us ill by Steve Parker

Snakey riddles by Katy Hall

The spider and the fly by Mary Howitt

Insects and spiders: learn about insects, spiders, and other anthropods by Kim Mitzo Thompson

Insects that work together by Molly Aloian

The world of ants by Melvin Berger

Spiders by Gail Gibbons

Reptiles of all kinds by Kelley MacAulay