From Caterpillar to Butterfly

by Deborah Heiligman (Author) Bari Weissman (Illustrator)

From Caterpillar to Butterfly

Read and find out about how a caterpillar becomes a butterfly in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

After a caterpillar comes to school in a jar, the children are captivated as it eats, grows, and eventually becomes a beautiful Painted Lady butterfly.

This is a clear and appealing environmental science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. Plus it includes web research prompts and an activity encouraging kids to identify the different types of butterflies all around them.

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Although the drama of metamorphosis has been documented with greater detail in other titles, this presentation stands out because of its classroom setting... An inviting book that young children can relate to and one that teachers will find valuable to support nature-study projects.

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Guided Reading Level
Publication date
August 20, 2015
Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science 1
BISAC categories
JNF051150 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Zoology
JNF003250 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars
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