It's a Butterfly's Life

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Holiday House, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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What is a butterfly’s life? It’s full of twists and turns as butterfly glide on air currents. It’s full of dips and dives as they show off for their mates. There are more than 17,000 kinds of butterflies in the world. Some of them will only live for a few days. Others will migrate thousands of miles to winter in a warmer climate. Still others will hibernate through the cold months. For all butterflies, life begins with etamorphosis. In one of nature’s most amazing feats, caterpillars become creatures of beauty and grace. Filled with winsome illustrations and a delightful design that looks like an artist’s sketchbook, this is an inspiring companion to "It’s a Hummingbird’s Life".

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User Review  - Annette Ruane - Goodreads

I enjoyed the abundance of facts about butterflies and the colorful pictures that went along with them. I thought that the information given was easy to understand but the layout of the pages were ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Jammed full of facts and beautiful illustrations. I, too, learned a lot about butterflies from this book. The context was not as engaging as other children's books, but my three year old still enjoyed ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Passionate about animals and the outdoors, Irene Kelly's "It's a Hummingbird's Life" was recognized asa Nick Jr. magazine's Best Book for Kids, was an Animal Behavior Society Outstanding Children's BookAward finalist, a CCBC Choice, and a Bank Street College Children's Book of the Year; and appearedon the John Burroughs List of Nature Books for Young Reader.

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