The Boy Who Loved Bugs—The Story of Jean-Henri Fabre

By Molly Sanchez
Picture Books

Nearly 200 years ago, a curious little boy named Jean-Henri wandered the hills around his cottage in the French countryside, fascinated with the wonderful world of insects around him. With vibrant illustrations, this book tells the inspiring story of one of the greatest naturalists in history. Learn how little Jean-Henri turned into a man whose love of nature, love of God, hard work, and constant curiosity have inspired generations.

This book is a suggested read-aloud for The Good and the Beautiful Arthropods Science Unit Study.

(Reviewed by Jenny Phillips)

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