Little Lou was afraid. What happens to a caterpillar that is afraid to turn into a butterfly? Little Lou discovers life is about to change-forever! With the help of her best friend, Ladybug, and some advice from the Butterfly, Little Lou explores the values of true friendship, embracing change, and facing fears.
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"The Reluctant Butterfly is a sweet story for young children about the inevitability of change and the importance of having others to rely on during difficult times. This gentle story can touch the hearts of adult readers, as well."
-Dr. Melody Green, author of seven published works,
including The Instructor's Manual to Accompany Crosscurrents of Children's Literature: An Anthology of Texts and Criticism
"The exquisite illustrations capture our imagination ... no, they take us beyond our imagination."
-Mary Beth Nebel, children's book authority and owner of
I Know You Like A Book bookstore in Peoria Heights, Illinois