Face to Face with Butterflies

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You’re keeping soooo still. You’re trying not to even breathe too loudly. You don’t want to disturb the most wonderful, delicate-looking creature you’ve ever seen. Insect expert Darlyne Murawski leads young readers inside the fascinating world of butterflies: learn how they are magically transformed from squirmy caterpillars; discover how each species develops unique wings; and witness a butterfly food fight, as they wrestle over a flower until a winner is declared.
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Overview

You’re keeping soooo still. You’re trying not to even breathe too loudly. You don’t want to disturb the most wonderful, delicate-looking creature you’ve ever seen. Insect expert Darlyne Murawski leads young readers inside the fascinating world of butterflies: learn how they are magically transformed from squirmy caterpillars; discover how each species develops unique wings; and witness a butterfly food fight, as they wrestle over a flower until a winner is declared.
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Children's Literature - Annie Laura Smith
The author, an insect expert, leads young readers inside the fascinating world of butterflies. She follows their magical transformation from the caterpillar stage to their maturation into beautiful butterflies. Guidelines explain how to catch and handle butterflies. Illustrative maps show their migration from north to south and then back north again. Boldface words indicate illustrations throughout the book. A glossary defines scientific terms. The Find Out More section directs the reader to relevant books, articles, and Web sites for more information about the species. An index provides easy navigation through the text. The author's Research and Photographic Notes section explains how she did her research and the manner in which she took the photographs. These photographs and other artistic illustrations show the exquisite beauty of butterflies. This book is part of an extensive "National Geographic Face to Face" series that describe other animals as they also are observed in their natural habitats. Reviewer: Annie Laura Smith
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426306181
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publication date: 5/11/2010
  • Series: Face to Face with Animals Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,409,437
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Lexile: 890L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 10.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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