How to Raise Monarch Butterflies: A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids

How to Raise Monarch Butterflies: A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids

by Carol Pasternak

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781770850026
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 03/08/2012
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 95,630
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 6 - 12 Years

About the Author

Carol Pasternak is a photographer, personal trainer and educator who raises Monarch butterflies with her family in Toronto, Ontario.


Table of Contents

Introduction

The Amazing Monarch 4

What Makes a Monarch a Monarch?

Anatomy of a Monarch Butterfly 6

Raising Monarchs

What You'll Need 10

Finding Caterpillars 12

Taking Care of Your Caterpillars 14

The Great Egg Hunt 16

The Monarch Life Cycle

Here We Grow 20

The Chrysalis 22

The Monarch Emerges 24

Out in the World

Releasing Your Butterfly 28

Predators and Perils 30

Mating and Migration 32

The Incredible Journey 34

The Adventure Continues

Creating a Butterfly Garden 38

Milkweed Mania! 40

Conclusion

Saving the World for Butterflies 42

Resources 44

Glossary 46

Index 47

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How to Raise Monarch Butterflies: A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Edith_Ellen_Smith More than 1 year ago
Raising a Monarch butterfly is a fascinating experience. One can first-hand see the transformation of a caterpillar into a chrysalis and from the chrysalis, an adult butterfly emerge and fly. This book takes you through the steps that make this experience easy and successful. From written instructions to fascinating photos, you'll enjoy raising butterflies to fly in your backyard.