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Butterfly Tree by Sandra Markle, Leslie Wu

The mystery of monarch butterfly migration is revealed in this sensitive, eloquent mother-daughter story.
One late afternoon in early September, Jilly sees something. It looks like it’s raining black pepper from a clear blue sky. Then the black rain becomes a wispy mist. And then a shimmering orange cloud. What can it be? Jilly and Mom set out to identify the mysterious orange cloud. The closer they get, the more curious Jilly gets. Gradually, the hidden world of nature opens to mother and daughter.
This imaginative description of monarch butterfly migration from author Sandra Markle reminds us that a loving parent can empower a child to discover the mysteries of the natural world—and to enjoy that discovery again and again.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781561455393
Publisher: Peachtree Publishers, Ltd.
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Pages: 1
Product dimensions: 11.10(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Sandra Markle is the author of more than two hundred children’s books, which have won numerous awards, including Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, IRA/CBC Children’s Choice, NSTA/CBC Outstanding Trade Books for Children, NCTE Orbis Pictus Recommended, and ALA Notable Books for Children. She lives in New Zealand.

Leslie Wu is a fine artist and the illustrator of the New York Times bestseller The Very Best Daddy of All and Bijou, Bonbon, & Beau: The Kittens Who Danced for Degas. She lives in Oregon.

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