Kindergarteners raise butterflies from egg to adult in this close-up look at the insect life cycle. Follow a classroom of real kindergartners as they participate in a popular activity: raising butterflies. Astonishing photographs show the life cycle of the painted lady butterfly, from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to adult. Engaging text captures the children’s wonder and explains the science behind metamorphosis.
Caroline Arnold is the author of more than 160 books for children. She writes both fiction and nonfiction and recently has illustrated some of her books with striking cut paper art. To see prints and cards of her illustrations, go to www.etsy.com/shop/CarolineArnoldArt. Her newest book, Hatching Chicks in Room 6, will be available January 2017. Other recent titles include Living Fossils: Clues to the Past, A Day and Night in the Rain Forest, A Polar Bear’s World, A Panda’s World, A Warmer World, Too Hot? Too Cold? and many more. Her most recent fiction books are Wiggle and Waggle, a collection of five stories for beginning readers, and The Terrible Hodag and the Animal Catchers, a tall tale. For a complete list of books and more go to www.carolinearnold.com.