Roasted grubs are a favorite in Australia, the Batswana eat live termites, and stir-fried dragonflies are a delicacy in Indonesia. More than one-fourth of the world’s population eats insects. It’s a practice called entomophagy.
BUGS FOR BREAKFAST helps middle-grade readers understand the role insects fill in feeding people around the world. Along the way, readers learn:
About regional insect specialties and traditions.
How nutritious bugs can be.
Why dining on insects is more
environmentally friendly than eating
traditional protein sources.
How making small changes in their own
diets could help ensure no one goes hungry.