Flutter By, Butterfly

Flutter By, Butterfly

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The world of plants, insects, and other small creatures offers a wealth of fascinating facts and information to young naturalists who look closely. Nature Close-Ups combines crystal-clear photography of remarkable phenomena, otherwise hidden from view, with clear, descriptive, and interesting text. Cicada Sing-Song introduces the little insects with the big chorus of sound in the summer. Flutter by, Butterfly presents the exotic beauties of the insect world that go through a miraculous transformation before earning their wings. It's a Frog's Life! focuses on the little amphibians with the built-in goggles and the permanent, widemouthed smiles. Plants of Prey reveals the unbelievable world of the ingenious, carnivorous plants that prey on insects. Spotlight on Spiders takes a look at the clever way spiders find their food and defend themselves against ever-lurking dangers. Catch Me If You Can! highlights the most successful creatures on Earth -- insects -- that have developed some amazing tactics for survival.

Everyone loves butterflies. With their colorful patterns and names -- monarch, painted lady, purple moonbeam -- they are the exotic beauties of the insect world. But how much do you know of the curious lives they lead before they win their wings? Follow the growth of these fascinating insects from tiny egg to hungry caterpillar, from unseeing pupa to brilliant butterfly. Learn how a butterfly lives and feeds, and some of the clever tactics it uses to outwit its enemies.

ISBN: 9780836820584
0836820584
Branch Call Number: J 595.78 CLYN
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. photos

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