Beautiful Butterflies: A 4D Book

Beautiful Butterflies: A 4D Book

by Melissa Higgins


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What makes a butterfly a butterfly? What are the most beautiful butterflies from around the world? Carefully leveled, engaging text supports life science curriculum related to classification, behavior, life cycles, and more. Smithsonian Little Entomologist feeds kids' natural curiousity about the little critters in their world to meet Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Fans of augmented reality will love to fly beyond the printed page with up-close butterfly videos, accessible via the Capstone 4D app or on your web browser.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781977103437
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2019
Series: Little Entomologist 4D
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Melissa Higgins has written more than 100 fiction and nonfiction books for children, including titles for the Capstone imprints Pebble, Pebble Plus, Picture Window, Snap, and Stone Arch. Her books have received medals from the Independent Publisher Book Awards and the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards. Before becoming a full-time writer, Melissa worked as a school counselor and had a private counseling practice. When not reading or writing, she enjoys hiking and taking photographs in the Arizona desert where she lives with her husband and two shy kitties. You can visit Melissa’s website ( to learn more about her books.

Table of Contents

Beautiful and Helpful 4

Swallowtails 6

Birdwings 8

Brush-Footed Butterflies 10

Gossamer-Winged Butterflies 12

Lacewings 14

Skippers 16

Metalmarks 18

Clearwings 20

Foresters 22

Dead Leaf Butterflies 24

Morphos 26

Monarchs 28

Glossary 30

Critical Thinking Questions 31


Internet Sites 31

Index 32


Each title begins with an intro spread that overviews bug, showing readers how to identify it Following spreads provide more details about specific kinds of each bug Includes information about classification, behavior, life cycles, other other science curriculum topics Stunning macro photography Bonus video content via the Capstone 4D app augments the print experience and provides a safe way for kids to access video.

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