From Caterpillar To Butterfly Paperback – Apr 26 1996
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PreSchool-Grade 1?Although the drama of metamorphosis has been documented with greater detail in other titles, this presentation stands out because of its classroom setting. The process is seen through the children's eyes as they experience the excitement of observing the wiggly caterpillar, watch it molt, change into a chrysalis, endure the endless waiting, and stare in wonder as a Painted Lady butterfly emerges and dries its wings. The closing pages show the class at the window watching the insect pause on a flower before flying away to begin the life cycle once again. Pen-and-ink and watercolor illustrations create a cheerful setting similar in style to those found in Miriam Cohen's books about classroom events. Close-ups show the stages of transformation as captions wend along plant leaves and stems reminiscent of a caterpillar crawling. A small collection of butterflies commonly found in most parts of the U.S. and a list of addresses of butterfly centers are appended. An inviting book that young children can relate to and one that teachers will find valuable to support nature-study projects.?Diane Nunn, Richard E. Byrd Elementary School, Glen Rock, NJ
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“Although the drama of metamorphosis has been documented with greater detail in other titles, this presentation stands out because of its classroom setting… An inviting book that young children can relate to and one that teachers will find valuable to support nature-study projects.” (School Library Journal) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.See all Product Description
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We also found out this book is used at his kindergarten for their butterfly learning.
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We have most of the Level 1 books. They are a great introduction to science for little children. The only reason these don't get five stars is because a slightly bigger font size... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Panaromix
This book is written around a classroom of young students who love to watch their caterpillar grow up to be a butterfly. The students add interest. Read morePublished on Dec 27 2012 by DJ & BJ
The only complaint I have about this book is that the caterpillar disappears into a chrysalis -- not a cocooon. Read morePublished on Oct. 9 2002
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