Description : Young naturalists will be captivated by this exploration of the life of a monarch butterfly. Highlighting a single monarch, the text describes each stage of its metamorphosis, basic physical and behavioral characteristics, diet, and migratory instincts and patterns.
Description : Introduces the Monarch butterfly, discussing its beginning as an egg laid on a milkweed leaf through its metamorphosis from a caterpillar to an adult butterfly and its fall migration back to Mexico.
Description : A colorful photo essay explores the life cycle of the monarch butterfly, from its birth from a tiny egg, through its caterpillar stage, to its adult life, when it migrates thousands of miles south.
Description : This is an introduction to frogs, discussing their tadpole beginnings, noises they make, their hibernation, body parts, and how they differ from toads.
Description : Simple text and photographs depict the life cycle and metamorphosis of a monarch butterfly, from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to emerging butterfly. Includes crafts and related activities.
Description : When the beautiful orange Monarch on her fall migration route from Canada to Mexico stops to rest at Wichita Falls, Texas, she makes friends with an old tortoise called Hurry. She tells him, "Maybe one day you'll break out of that shell, grow wings, and fly away," and then she is off again with millions of other Monarchs. In the spring, she stops again at Hurry's garden just long enough to lay her eggs and head north to Canada. Embedded in this lyrical and tender fictional presentation are the fascinating facts about the amazing 2,000-mile migration and the life cycle of butterflies. An afterword provides additional scientific data.