After a caterpillar comes to school in a jar, the children are captivated as it eats, grows, and eventually becomes a beautiful Painted Lady butterfly. This title features colorful illustrations from veteran illustrator Bari Weissman and lively text from National Book Award finalist and Michael L. Printz Honor winner Deborah Heiligman. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children. Now rebranded with a new cover look, this NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book includes web research prompts and an activity encouraging kids to identify the different types of butterflies all around them. Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by Dr. Louis Sorkin, Senior Scientific Assistant at the American Museum of Natural History. This is a Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores introductory concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.
Butterflies are the most beautiful insects, and this latest Crabtree title shows these colorful creatures in all their glory! The book starts with the stages of metamorphosis from egg to wormlike caterpillar to pupa, and finally, to a magnificent butterfly. It then introduces some caterpillars and butterflies and asks children to notice their similarities and differences. The book then challenges children to guess which caterpillars would change into which butterflies.
What do the caterpillars eat? Where do butterflies lay their eggs? How long do butterflies live? Discover the amazing stages of different life cycles and learn how different species are born, grow up, and reproduce with this stunning series. Packed with amazing photographs of every stage, labelled diagrams to explain growth and development, fascinating facts, and discussion points for further learning.
My first response to Katie's writing was shock and awe. To read this account of her life made me feel that any pain I may have gone through in my life was insignificant. Not that pain in anyone's life should be minimized but this pain was constant and almost unimaginable. As I continued reading many emotions were stirred. There was sadness, helplessness, hopelessness, anger and even despair. By the end of first chapter I wanted to quit reading.
Painted Lady Butterfly growth stages are seen through the eyes of children in a primary classroom. A real plus is the diversity of the students. Illustrations are large, bright, and detailed. Information tidbits are creatively placed around some sketches as if the respond to the thoughts of a questioning child. Includes a guide to common butterflies and places to see butterflies.
In life we learn What Works by learning first,What Does Not Work. We learn Who We Are by learning first, Who We Are Not.Everything in life is about relationships. Our relationship with everyone and every thing can be no more wonderful, abundant, fulfilling, or rewarding than the relationship we have with our deepest self.Using Native American ?medicine? or wisdom along with Christian thought and philosophy, Flowerbird unites the principles of science with a faith in God in a simple yet powerful form that teaches the process of remembering and the miracle of metamorphosis.?Transforming the inner perception from caterpillar to butterfly or from woman to goddess can spontaneously and effortlessly transform our outer reality (physically, spiritually, mentally, emotionally, socially, financially and environmentally) from pain to peace and from chaos and confusion to harmony, clarity and balance.Most importantly we can transcend a life filled with fear to one that reflects our deepest and most heavenly heartfelt joy, gratitude and love.
A young caterpillar, who yearns for different colors, explores the world until he grows tired and builds a cocoon, in a book with a plush caterpillar attached to a string that is pulled through the pages and a pop-up spread on the last page. On board pages.
Butterflies are all around us. It's hard to believe these majestic insects with impressive wingspans and beautifully colored and patterned wings were once creepy crawly caterpillars. How in the world does this transformation happen? This Level 1 Reader gives kids an up-close look at exactly how a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. With bonus information including different types of butterflies and poisonous caterpillars, this reader is one of a kind. This high-interest, educationally vetted series of beginning readers features the magnificent images of National Geographic, accompanied by texts written by experienced, skilled children's book authors. The inside back cover of the paperback edition is an interactive feature based upon the book. Level 1 books reinforce the content of the book with a kinesthetic learning activity. In Level 2 books readers complete a Cloze letter, or fun fill-in, with vocabulary words. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
A caterpillar hatches. It eats and eats . . . and grows into a butterfly that flits and floats across the sky. Follow the life cycle of one of nature s most beautiful creatures in simple text and stunning photos. This unique book features graduated flaps that display each stage of metamorphosis at a glance; turn each flap to reveal engaging facts that kids will love."
From kangaroos and sharks to chickens and sunflowers, each title in this series is packed with facts about a life cycle. Photographs show children the processes that animals and plants go through on their way to being fully grown. This book looks at the life cycle of a butterfly.