From Caterpillar to Butterfly

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Harper Collins, Apr 26, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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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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User Review  - smdorr - LibraryThing

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 ... Read full review

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User Review  - DayehSensei - LibraryThing

This is a great, straight-forward book to supplement any elementary unit on life cycles, butterflies, and/or insects. Students will love the colorful photos! Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Deborah Heiligman worked as a writer and editor at Scholastic Magazine before becoming a full-time writer. She is also the author of On the Move, illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell. Ms. Heiligman lives in Doylestown, PA.

Bari Weissman received her Masters of Art Education from the Massachusetts College of Art. She lives in Boston, MA.

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