Cicadas are one of the most fascinating insects around, and kids are sure to love learning about them through these great children’s books!
The Cicada Princess by Shelley Gill
This delightful story follows the life cycle of a cicada from egg to adult. Along the way, the cicada princess makes friends with a variety of animals and learns about the world around her.
The Magic School Bus Gets Lost in a Hive by Joanna Cole
The Magic School Bus series is always a hit with kids, and this book is no exception. In this adventure, the gang gets lost in a cicada hive and learns all about these amazing insects.
A Cricket in Times Square by George Selden
This classic children’s book tells the story of a cricket who ends up in Times Square and befriends a mouse, a cat, and a boy. The cricket helps his new friends learn about the joys of music.
The Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle
This beautiful book by Eric Carle features his trademark collage illustrations. The story follows a young cricket who is trying to find his voice.
Cicada Summer by Andrea Beaty
In this fun picture book, a girl learns about the life cycle of a cicada and even gets to witness the emergence of these amazing insects.