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Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars

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Watch It Grow: Backyard Life Cycles

Backyard Life Cycles

illustrated by Barbara Reid
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: biology, butterflies, moths & caterpillars, flowers & plants

Barbara Reid’s one-of-a kind art brings an engaging exploration of nature to life!

 

Readers young and old will enjoy this introduction to the marvels of the natural world: watching a tadpole hatch from an egg, a caterpillar turn into a butterfly, an acorn become a mighty oak and a glorious sunflower grow from a tiny seed!

Barbara Reid's love of …

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Nature All Around: Bugs

by Pamela Hickman, illustrated by Carolyn Gavin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: insects, spiders, etc., butterflies, moths & caterpillars

Did you know there are twice as many insects in the world as all other animals combined? They're all around us ... if we know where to look! This beautifully illustrated book about bugs introduces young readers to ants, honeybees, dragonflies and more! It covers the basic body parts of different kinds of bugs, their life cycles, their range of uniq …

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En pleine nature : Les bestioles

by Pamela M Hickman, illustrated by Carolyn Gavin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: insects, spiders, etc., environmental science & ecosystems, butterflies, moths & caterpillars

See below for English description. 

Dans ce deuxième livre de la série, les jeunes apprendront tout sur les insectes, leur métamorphose, leurs divers habitats, leurs cycles de migration et d'hibernation, et bien plus encore! Une double page aide les enfants à différencier les « vrais insectes » des insectes imposteurs, tels que les araignées …

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A Children's Guide to Arctic Butterflies

by Mia Pelletier, illustrated by Danny Christopher
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: zoology, butterflies, moths & caterpillars, polar regions

There are 20,000 species of butterflies in the world, but only several dozen are found on the tundra of the North American Arctic. Many Arctic animals have warm, woolly coats, downy feathers, or thick layers of blubber, and Arctic butterflies appear fragile with their fluttering, delicate wings. Yet the hardy butterflies that live at the top of the …

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What's Your Favorite Bug?

by Eric Carle
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: butterflies, moths & caterpillars

In this companion toWhat's Your Favorite Animal? andWhat’s Your FavoriteColor?, Eric Carle and fourteen other beloved children's book artists illustrate their favorite bugs and explain why they love them.

Everybody has a favorite bug. Some like shiny, colorful beetles or busy ants or soft pale moths best. Others prefer spindly walking sticks or fu …

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City Bugs

by Antonia Banyard
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 4
  • Grade: p
tagged: butterflies, moths & caterpillars, city & town life

When you walk down the street, what do you see?

You don’t have to go to the countryside to observe nature. Small animals, birds, and bugs are everywhere in cities as well. In these two photographic board books, toddlers are encouraged to look closely at their urban environment to find and observe the wildlife around them.

From ladybugs and worms to …

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Butterflies

by Wendy Pirk
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: butterflies, moths & caterpillars, insects, spiders, etc.

There are about 24,000 species of butterflies and 140,000 species of moths in the world. They exist on every continent except Antarctica. A butterfly starts out as an egg, grows into a caterpillar, then it builds a cocoon of silk threads and after a time emerges as a beautiful butterfly. They sip the nectar from plants and help to pollinate while t …

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Weird Butterflies and Moths

by Ronald I. Orenstein, photographs by Thomas Marent
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 5 to 8
tagged: butterflies, moths & caterpillars

There are more than 200,000 species of butterflies and moths. Many, in fact, are still uncategorized. This fascinating book reveals a rare and close up look at the odd beauty and behavior of some of the strangest of these tiny creatures. Despite their large numbers, the world of these particularly weird insects exists largely hidden from our view. …

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How to Raise Monarch Butterflies

A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids

by Carol Pasternak
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 12
  • Grade: 1 to 7
tagged: butterflies, moths & caterpillars

"The breezy and down-to-earth text ... nicely communicates the wonder ... Especially effective is the eight-pictured depiction of the development of the caterpillar into a chrysalis."
--School Library Journal

Observing a Monarch butterfly as it transforms itself from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly is among the most thrilling experiences that …

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