Caterpillar to Butterfly

Author: Laura Marsh
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426309205
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Introduces readers to butterflies and the process by which they go from being an egg, to a caterpillar, to a chrysalis, and finally to a butterfly.

Caterpillar to Butterfly

Author: Laura Marsh
ISBN: 1426315783
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Butterflies

Children learn about the metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly in every classroom beginning in preschool, but never before have they seen it like this. With full-colour illustrations and easy-to-grasp text, kids will be enthralled by every step of the process.

National Geographic Readers Caterpillar to Butterfly

Author: Laura Marsh
Publisher: National Geographic Society
ISBN: 9781426312779
Release Date: 2012-07-24
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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 for more information. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Face to Face with Caterpillars

Author: Darlyne Murawski
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426304730
Release Date: 2009-05
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Offers a close-up look at nature photography of caterpillars, and includes a scientific experiment, a glossary, and ready-reference facts on the creatures.

A Butterfly s Life

Author: Dona Herweck Rice
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781433335877
Release Date: 2011-10-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Introduces the butterfly and its life cycle, from hatching from an egg to becoming a caterpillar, chrysalis, and finally an adult butterfly.

From Caterpillar to Butterfly

Author: Deborah Heiligman
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062044365
Release Date: 2017-06-06
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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. 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.

Monarch Butterfly

Author: Gail Gibbons
Publisher: Live Oak Media (NY)
ISBN: 1430109440
Release Date: 2011-01-31
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Describes the life cycle, body parts, and behavior of the monarch butterfly, and includes instructions on how to raise a monarch.

Face to Face with Butterflies

Author: Darlyne Murawski
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426306181
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents an introduction to butterflies, discussing their habitat, life cycle, physical characteristics, defense mechanisms, migratory behavior, and the threats they face from pollution and deforestation.

Where Butterflies Grow

Author: Joanne Ryder
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 0140558586
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes what it feels like to change from a caterpillar into a butterfly, and includes gardening tips to attract butterflies.


Author: Laura Marsh
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426307403
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Introduces the migration patterns of monarch butterfies, describing the vast distances they cover, why they migrate, and the dangers they face along the way.

A Butterfly Grows

Author: Stephen R. Swinburne
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0152064222
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"Discover the stages in a butterfly's development-- from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to beautiful winged insect!"--P. [4] of cover.

Caterpillar to Butterfly

Author: Melissa Stewart
Publisher: Sterling Children's Books
ISBN: 1454914068
Release Date: 2016-06-14

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."

Charlie the Caterpillar

Author: Dom Deluise
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0671693581
Release Date: 1990-08-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When Charlie the caterpillar is born, everything looks bright and beautiful, and Charlie feels happy to be alive. He decides to set out and see the world. As Charlie wanders, he meets one group of animals after another, playing together and having fun. At each encounter, Charlie innocently asks if he might join in, and each time he gets the same reply: "No! Now giddadda here!" when Charlie asks why, he's told he's just an ugly caterpillar -- and not wanted. At first Charlie is mystified, then hurt, then finally begins to feel ugly. As winter approaches, our friendless Charlie sighs and spins himself a cocoon. When spring arrives, the cocoon opens and out comes Charlie -- now a beautiful butterfly. Suddenly he's popular beyond his wildest dreams. Suddenly everyone wants him to be part of their group. But Charlie puts these fair-weather friends properly in their place in this heartwarming story about the meaning of true friendship.