The Life Cycles of Butterflies: From Egg to Maturity, a Visual Guide to 23 Common Garden Butterflies

The Life Cycles of Butterflies: From Egg to Maturity, a Visual Guide to 23 Common Garden Butterflies

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by Judy Burris, Wayne Richards
     
 

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This stunning photographic guide will have butterfly enthusiasts of all ages aflutter. Judy Burris and Wayne Richards include more than 400 full-color, up-close images that present the life cycles of 23 common North American butterflies in amazing detail. Watch caterpillars hatch from eggs, eat and grow, form into chrysalides, emerge as colorful butterflies, and

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This stunning photographic guide will have butterfly enthusiasts of all ages aflutter. Judy Burris and Wayne Richards include more than 400 full-color, up-close images that present the life cycles of 23 common North American butterflies in amazing detail. Watch caterpillars hatch from eggs, eat and grow, form into chrysalides, emerge as colorful butterflies, and fly through the air. You’ll also learn which plants butterflies avoid and which native species they’re attracted to, so you can create your own backyard butterfly haven. 

Editorial Reviews

Manchester (CT) Journal Inquirer
"…a remarkable visual resource and guidebook for butterfly lovers of all ages."— Ethel Fried, Manchester (Conn.) Journal Inquirer, Sept. 30, 2006
— Ethel Fried
Houston Chronicle
“A well-written and well-photographed text about how butterflies become beneficial insects.”—Kathy Huber, Houston Chronicle
— Kathy Huber
San Antonio Express-News
“The dazzling, close-up photos and compelling writing make this easily accessible to young readers…”
—Cecilia Goodnow, San Antonio Express-News
— Cecilia Goodnow
Manchester (CT) Journal Inquirer - Ethel Fried
"…a remarkable visual resource and guidebook for butterfly lovers of all ages."— Ethel Fried, Manchester (Conn.) Journal Inquirer, Sept. 30, 2006
Houston Chronicle - Kathy Huber
“A well-written and well-photographed text about how butterflies become beneficial insects.”—Kathy Huber, Houston Chronicle
San Antonio Express-News - Cecilia Goodnow
“The dazzling, close-up photos and compelling writing make this easily accessible to young readers…”
—Cecilia Goodnow, San Antonio Express-News
From the Publisher
“The dazzling, close-up photos and compelling writing make this easily accessible to young readers…”
—Cecilia Goodnow, San Antonio Express-News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580176170
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
357,481
Product dimensions:
7.56(w) x 9.81(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
IG1080L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Judy Burris is the co-author of The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs and The Life Cycles of Butterflies. She and her brother and co-author, Wayne Richards, have spent many years observing, raising, and photographing the amazing lives of insects in their own backyards in Erlanger, Kentucky.


Judy Burris and Wayne Richards, a brother-sister author team, have been intrigued with butterflies since they were children. They have spent many years observing, raising, and photographing these miraculous creatures. Judy and Wayne live in Erlanger, Kentucky.

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