I Like Bugs – Book Review

I Like Bugs – Book Review
A Step into Reading “ready to read” Level 1 book about bugs. What’s not to enjoy!

I Like Bugs by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by G. Brian Karas.

This little STEP onto READING book has a wide assortment of bugs to enjoy. Meet the little boy who likes bugs: he has a bug on his potato chip, and a green bug on his friend’s leg. Some ants are walking away with his picnic and some mean bugs are chasing his friend.

The bugs he finds come in all sorts of locations: a bug in a rug, on the sidewalk and in a glass. It doesn’t seem to matter the size, shape or color.

He likes bugs! Do you like bugs?

About the author:
Margaret Wise Brown likes bugs. In the summer she liked to catch fireflies. She liked to listen to bugs, and to watch bugs. In this book she gets to tell you about many kinds of bugs: black bugs, mean bugs, green bugs and bad bugs!


Step 1 – Ready to Read Preschool-Kindergarten
(Big Type and Easy Words – Rhyme and Rhythm - Picture Clues) these books are for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading.

Step 2 - Reading with Help Preschool-Grade 1
(Basic Vocabulary – Short Sentences – Simple Stories) these books are for children who will recognize words and with help sound out new words.

Step 3 - Reading on Your Own Grades 1-3
(Engaging Characters – Easy-to-follow Plots – Popular Topics) these books are for children ready to read on there own.

Step 4 - Reading Paragraphs Grades 2-3
(Challenging Vocabulary – Short Paragraphs – Exciting Stories) these books are for the newly independent reader who will confidently read simple sentences.

Step 5 - Ready for Chapters Grades 2-4
(Chapters – Longer Paragraphs – Full-color Art) these books are for children who want to plunge forward into chapter books but still appreciate colorful pictures.

STEP INTO READING is set up to give children successful experiences. Grade levels are only guidelines; children will progress at their own speed.

I Like Bugs

Collect butterflies or bugs?

Note: This book is from my personal collection.

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