Here are some great titles for a budding scientist!
The Big Bug Book by Margery Facklam.
Describes thirteen of the world's largest insects, including the
birdwing butterfly and the Goliath beetle.
Frogs, Toads, Lizards, and Salamanders by Nancy Winslow Parker.
Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of a variety of frogs, toads, lizards, and salamanders.
Bats, Blue Whales & Other Mammals by Steve Parker.