How does a caterpillar become a butterfly? And other questions about butterflies by Melissa Stewart


How does a caterpillar become a butterfly? And other questions about butterflies by Melissa Stewart

This title explains what a chrysalis is, how a new butterfly breaks out of its cocoon and more. It is suitable for children aged 7 and over. How does a caterpillar turn into a beautiful butterfly? How much must it eat before it changes? What is a chrysalis? How does a new butterfly break out of its cocoon? Is it true that butterflies can taste with their feet? Budding scientists will delight in following this favourite creature's lifecycle and discovering the role it plays in nature.

About the Author

Melissa Stewart is an award-winning author of more than 100 science books for children. She serves on the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' board of advisors and is a judge for the American Institute of Physics Children's Science Writing Award. She lives with her husband, Gerard, in Acton, MA.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 7+


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Publication date

13th February 2014



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