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A Butterfly Is Patient by Dianna Hutts Aston

A Butterfly Is Patient (edition 2011)

by Dianna Hutts Aston, Sylvia Long (Illustrator)

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Title:A Butterfly Is Patient
Authors:Dianna Hutts Aston
Other authors:Sylvia Long (Illustrator)
Info:Chronicle Books (2011), Hardcover, 40 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:Science Notable, butterflies

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A Butterfly Is Patient by Dianna Hutts Aston



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What a gorgeous book. Students will be captivated by the beautiful illustrations. Learn some great facts about different types of butterflies. ( )
  Patty6508 | Jul 19, 2016 |
Genre: Informationa;
Media: Water color and Acrylic
Use: Learning about insects and their purpose in the world! Getting students excited about doing a science project.
Critique: This was a beautifully illustrated book with accurate informational text that described not only the various complexities of the butterfly species, but also the purpose of those complexities and how they can be admired and used by humans. ( )
  gmorgan14 | Apr 11, 2016 |
Wow! Amazing illustrations with labels identifying different species. Uses descriptive traits as a theme for each page. Gives a refute, in a way, A Butterfly is not a moth." It would be a lovely book to pour over with a child in my lap. I would use it with an insect unti along side the NAtional geographic video of butterfly life cycle. ( )
  jnmwheels | Apr 3, 2016 |
Beautifully illustrated and poetic in the introduction to the world of butterflies. Just right for reading at home or in the classroom. All you need now is some milkweed or other plants to attract the butterflies, a butterfly net and camera to record the different butterflies that you come across out in the field or in your own backyard.

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  yvonne.sevignykaiser | Apr 2, 2016 |
This informational book follows the life cycle of a butterfly. First it starts as a patient egg, followed by a creative caterpillar that forms a chrysalis and undergoes metamorphosis. Once the butterfly has hatched, the author explains that a butterfly helps by spreading pollen from the flowers - pollination. They are also protective: some have "eyespots" to scare away predators while others use camouflage or noises to scare predators away. They authors proceed to inform readers how some butterflies are poisonous, all are spectacular, thirsty, big or tiny, and even scaly! Butterflies are not moths but they do travel. Finally, the author explains how butterflies are magical and patient again... Just waiting to soar! ( )
  Miss_Annie_O | Nov 10, 2015 |
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The creators of the award-winning An Egg Is Quiet and A 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!

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Colorful illustrations and simple text describe the many characteristics of butterflies.

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