Endangered Butterflies

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Butterflies are some of the most beautiful creatures in the world. Learn all about these fascinating insects, some of which are in danger of becoming extinct. In Endangered Butterflies, stunning full-color illustrations and photographs accompany engrossing and informative text. In this book, children will discover: The bodies, habitats, and defenses of butterflies; The amazing changes that occur during butterfly metamorphosis; Reasons why some butterflies are endangered, including habitat loss, pesticide use, and the collecting of rare species; Ways people around the world are helping protect butterflies and the natural places where they live.

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Bobbie Kalman was born in Hungary in 1947. She escaped with her family to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. Her book, Refugee Child, is based on this account. She has degrees in English, psychology and education, and has taught at both the elementary and secondary level. She has also worked as an educational assistant for several publishing companies. She is the author and publisher of over 800 books for children. Her books are sought after because she writes within specific curriculum needs, making the titles very popular in schools and public libraries. Her works include The Early Settler Life series, The Historic Communities series, The Native Nations of North America series, The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series, and The Science of Living Things series.

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