Key Stage 1 work on life processes should be related to pupils' knowledge of animals in the local environment.
Children should understand that animals move, feed, grow, use their senses and reproduce; that living things can be grouped according to observable similarities and differences; and that there are different kinds of animals in the local environment.
This look at mosqitos is one of a series focusing on familiar minibeasts.
It covers size, appearance, birth and reproduction, growth, feeding, predators, life-span, movement, and different types.
The book includes simple questions based on the information provided.