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From Caterpillar to Butterfly…

From Caterpillar to Butterfly (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science) (1996)

by Deborah Heiligman

Other authors: Bari Weissman (Illustrator)

Series: Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science

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has great pictures to show what is happening. ( )
  Sagittar1us | Jun 12, 2013 |
This book is about the stages of a btterfly how it starts out and then ends up.
Age 3-5
  krystinarudnick | Mar 13, 2013 |
This is a very informative book that contains alot of content-specific vocabulary. They discuss the life cycle while using terms, like larva, pupa, chrysalis, etc. This is a very good book to depict the life cycle of a butterfly and it was used in one of my first grade science lessons. The children really took to the vocabulary. ( )
  smdorr | Nov 7, 2012 |
A terrific informational book about the process of metamorphosis as a class follows the life cycle of a butterfly from caterpillar to pupae to adult. The illustrations ably support the text. Strongly recommended for Preschool to Grade 2 students as a resource for curricular purposes. ( )
  jyasinchuk | Jul 28, 2010 |
This book is about a class who gets caterpillars in and watches them grow. As they grow they start to change into butterflies. The kids are able to see what kinds of caterpillars turn into different types of butterflies.
www.deborahheiligman.com This website is not very interactive for younger students but would semi- help if the students were older doing an author study. ( )
  slblack2 | Apr 14, 2010 |
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A caterpillar comes to school in a jar. The class watches the caterpillar each day as it grows and changes. Soon, it disappears into a hard shell called a chrysalis. Then the chrysalis breaks, and a beautiful butterfly flies out of the jar! This is a perfect beginner's guide to the mystery of metamorphosis.

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1997 (NSTA/CBC)

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While watching a caterpillar brought to school in a glass jar slowly change into a beautiful butterfly, the class and the reader learn the basics about the mystery of metamorphosis.

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