A Butterfly Is Patient

A Butterfly Is Patient

Book - 2011
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The creators of the award-winningAn Egg Is Quiet andA Seed Is Sleepy have teamed up again to create this gorgeous and informative introduction to the world of butterflies. From iridescent blue swallowtails and brilliant orange monarchs to the worlds tiniest butterfly (Western Pygmy Blue) and the largest (Queen Alexandra's Birdwing), an incredible variety of butterflies are celebrated here in all of their beauty and wonder. Perfect for a child's bedroom bookshelf or for a classroom reading circle!
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, c2011
ISBN: 9780811864794
Branch Call Number: Ju 595.789 Ast
Additional Contributors: Long, Sylvia


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KRockstar10 Jul 01, 2014

Absolutely lovely illustrations and informative text. Kids will love learning what each butterfly is called.

branch_reviews Jun 30, 2012

This book shows the growing process of a butterfly starting with an egg, turning into a caterpillar, growing a protective covering called chrysalis where it grows wings. This is called metamorphosis. It explains what butterflies eat and do. How they protect themselves and where they fly to in the winter. This book has beautiful pictures of over 30 different kinds of butterflies. Other books by this author include A seed is sleepy and An egg is quiet.
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Sep 15, 2011

Beautiful and exquisite book that kids can really savour and enjoy. Fantastic illustrations that both my 3 year old and 6 year old found fascinating.


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