Shimmer of Butterflies: The Brief, Brilliant Life of a Magical Insect (London Town Wild Life Series)

Shimmer of Butterflies: The Brief, Brilliant Life of a Magical Insect (London Town Wild Life Series)

by Joni Phelps Hunt
     
 

Nothing is more beautiful than a field covered with monarch butterflies - in fact, a field full of any butterfly species is quite magical. Recognized across cultures as a symbol of hope and rebirth, this lovely creature is the subject of A Shimmer of Butterflies. A photographic trove for young readers, the book focuses on the butterfly's amazing life cycle.

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Overview

Nothing is more beautiful than a field covered with monarch butterflies - in fact, a field full of any butterfly species is quite magical. Recognized across cultures as a symbol of hope and rebirth, this lovely creature is the subject of A Shimmer of Butterflies. A photographic trove for young readers, the book focuses on the butterfly's amazing life cycle. With 43 gorgeous color photos, it shows the process of metamorphosis; the incredible migration of the monarch which spans generations; the threats posed from the loss of habitat; and more. The book presents numerous interesting facts for young readers including everything from how a butterfly's body parts help it to live uniquely to how these amazing navigators determine their flight patterns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780966649062
Publisher:
London Town Press
Publication date:
05/15/2005
Series:
London Town Wild Life Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.74(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.19(d)
Lexile:
1040L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 Years

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