Children, make sure you follow these three simple rules when using the internet:
For more tips, see Internet safety for children.
Adults - we recommend that children are supervised while on the internet. The content of a website may change at any time and Usborne Publishing is not responsible for content on sites other than its own.
For more on internet safety, see Internet advice for adults.
Websites with interactive content and video clips may not work on your tablet, but you can view them on a computer.
Did you know that for every person alive there are several million insects? Scientists know of over a million different species. Discover more about the incredible world of creepy-crawlies: their camouflage, life-cycles, habitats and communities in this fascinating Internet-linked book.
“Ideal for school libraries, home learning and classroom use.”
Bookseller - Back to School reviews
Discover what bugs look like close up and read vivid descriptions of they live, move and eat. This book is full of amazing facts about bugs, from how they hunt and defend themselves to how they develop from eggs to adults. It has internet links to websites with live webcams of insect colonies, and insect games, activities and information and is illustrated with stunning photographs of insects eating, crawling, flying and building their nests.
Websites do occasionally experience problems. If a link isn't working we recommend leaving it a while and trying again. If the site is still down the following day please report the problem using our contact form. We will fix the problem as soon as possible, or find an alternative link.
If this is the first time you have used Usborne Quicklinks and you can't see ANY links, you may need to adjust your web browser settings. To find out how to do this, see Help & Advice.
The links in Usborne Quicklinks may vary slightly from those described in your book because when a website closes down, or we find a better site, we update the links in Quicklinks. (If we remove any of your favourite sites let us know!)
To view and print out files in .pdf format, you need the free Adobe Reader software. Download Adobe Reader.
Sound files should play on a computer, tablet or smartphone. If you have difficulty, make sure you have the most up-to-date version of your web browser, or on a desktop computer, download the latest version of Adobe Flash Player (see Technical help).
To hear midi files, you need a free program such as Windows Media Player, Real Player or Quicktime. Make sure your speakers are switched on! For more about these programs, see Technical help.
© Copyright 2013 Usborne Publishing. Web design & Development by Semantic