books about: caterpillar
The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature
David George Haskell
Winner of 2013 Best Book Award from the National Academies. Finalist for 2013 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction. Winner of the 2013 Reed Environmental Writing Award. Winner of the 2012 National Outdoor Book Award for Natural History Literature. Runner-up for 2013 PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award. A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter of forest Written with remarkable grace ...
Hope for the Flowers
This classic story is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Hope for the Flowers is an inspiring allegory about the realization of one's true destiny as told through the lives of caterpillars Stripe and Yellow, who struggle to "climb to the top" before understanding that they are meant to fly.
Caterpillars of Eastern North America: A Guide to Identification and Natural History (Princeton Field Guides)
Princeton University Press, 2010
This lavishly illustrated guide will enable you to identify the caterpillars of nearly 700 butterflies and moths found east of the Mississippi. The more than 1,200 color photographs and two dozen line drawings include numerous exceptionally striking images. The giant silk moths, tiger moths, and many other species covered include forest pests, common garden guests, economically important species, and of course, the Mescal Worm and Mexican ...
From Caterpillar to Butterfly (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 1)
A caterpillar comes to school in a jar and the class watches the caterpillar each day as it grows and changes. Soon, it disappears into a hard shell called a chrysalis. Where did it go? This is a perfect beginner's guide to the mystery of metamorphosis. Named as a NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children, this book explains the life cycle from caterpillar to butterfly with easy-to-follow prose from Deborah Heiligman and warm, ...
Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens
Douglas W. Tallamy
As development and subsequent habitat destruction accelerate, there are increasing pressures on wildlife populations. But there is an important and simple step toward reversing this alarming trend: Everyone with access to a patch of earth can make a significant contribution toward sustaining biodiversity. There is an unbreakable link between native plant species and native wildlife — native insects cannot, or will not, eat alien plants. When ...
Butterflies Coloring Book (Dover Nature Coloring Book)
Forty-three finely detailed, accurately rendered illustrations of pipevine swallowtail, monarch, buckeye, white admiral, olive hairstreak, California dogface, mourning cloak, great spangled fritillary, fiery skipper, painted lady, many others. Captions provide data on coloration, range, habitat, special characteristics, more. Captions by Monty Reid.
Eric Carle Animal Flash Cards
These beautiful flash cards, featuring artist and author Eric Carle's familiar animal illustrations, serve as a lovely introduction to the ABCs . Printed on thick, sturdy board, they are perfect for small hands to hold and are equally suited for hanging on the wall in a child's room.
The Departure (Animorphs, vol. 19)
Cassie is tired of the missions. She's tired of the secrecy. She's tired of being an Animorph. So she quits. But the fight is far from over. A human-controller has discovered Cassie's secret.
The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Insect and Disease Control: A Complete Problem-Solving Guide to ...
End your worries about garden problems with safe, effective solutions from The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Insect and Disease Control ! * Easy-to-use problem-solving encyclopedia covers more than 200 vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, trees, and shrubs * Complete directions on how, when, and where to use preventive methods, insect traps and barriers, biocontrols, homemade remedies, botanical insecticides, and more * More than 350 ...
Fancy Nancy: Bonjour, Butterfly
Nancy thinks butterflies are simply exquisite. And that is why she can't wait for her friend Bree's Butterfly Birthday. It's going to be the fanciest birthday party ever! But when Nancy finds out she can't go because her grandparents' fiftieth anniversary party is the same day, she is furious. (Mad is way too plain for how she feels.) Will Nancy be able to overcome her disappointment? In this magical new story from bestselling duo Jane ...
For Love of Insects
Imagine beetles ejecting defensive sprays as hot as boiling water; female moths holding their mates for ransom; caterpillars disguising themselves as flowers by fastening petals to their bodies; termites emitting a viscous glue to rally fellow soldiers--and you will have entered an insect world once beyond imagining, a world observed and described down to its tiniest astonishing detail by Thomas Eisner. The story of a lifetime of such minute ...
Fun With Nature: Take Along Guide (Take Along Guides)
Cooper Square Publishing Llc
Fun with Nature helps kids discover the incredible world in their backyards. It is a compilation of seven bestselling titles: Caterpillars, Bugs and Butterflies; Frogs, Toads and Turtles; Snakes, Salamanders and Lizards; Rabbits, Squirrels and Chipmunks; Tracks, Scats and Signs; and Trees, Leaves and Bark. This entertaining book is filled with fascinating facts and awesome activities.
Thomas Marent, a self-taught photographer who has dedicated half his life to capturing images of rainforest life, tells the story of his journey through these spectacular photographs. Join him as he travels across five continents for an up-close view of the astonishing variety and fascinating behavior of rainforest plants and trees, reptiles, birds, amphibians, insects, and mammals.
Attracting Native Pollinators: The Xerces Society Guide, Protecting North America's Bees and Butterflies
The Xerces Society
Storey Publishing, LLC
The recent decline of the European honey bee and other pollinators in North America poses a serious challenge to our food supply and ecological health. About 75 percent of all flowering plants rely on pollinators in order to set seed or fruit, and from these plants comes one-third of the planet's food. Attracting Native Pollinators is a comprehensive guidebook for gardeners, small farmers, orchardists, beekeepers, naturalists, ...
The Life Cycles of Butterflies: From Egg to Maturity, a Visual Guide to 23 Common Garden Butterflies
Storey Publishing, LLC
For everyone who has ever marveled as a butterfly magically emerges from a chrysalis, this book is a treasure chest of amazing butterfly transformations. You are invited to experience the life cycles of common backyard butterflies in this unique collection of hundreds of stunning, full-color, up-close photos, all taken in a live garden setting. Each butterfly is shown from start to maturity, with sequential photographs of the egg, ...
Amazing Matilda: A Monarch's Tale
Bette A. Stevens
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Inspire the Kids in Your Life to Meet Challenges with Patience and Persistence! This inspirational tale of a Monarch butterfly and her meadowland friends is the second children's book written and illustrated by Bette A. Stevens. Packed with action and adventure, this book is sure to entertain and inspire. TWO LITERARY AWARDS --Excellence in Children's Literature: * 2013 Purple Dragonfly Book Award (Picture Books 6+) * THE GITTLE ...
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Lacing Cards (World of Eric Carle)
These entertaining and educational lacing cards feature Eric Carle's charming illustrations from his bestselling book The Very Hungry Caterpillar T, and include favorite characters like the classic caterpillar and beautiful butterfly. Printed on thick, sturdy board, these lacing cards are durable and reusable, and perfect for small hands to hold. Lacing cards encourage hand-eye coordination, and help develop sequencing, dexterity, and motor ...
Eric Carle Garlands
Eric Carle's bright, appealing colors and memorable animal characters come to life in this charming decorative garland. With 80 alphabet and animal tiles plus 5 yards of quality hanging ribbon, the user can spell out almost any greeting to create simple, playful decor for parties, play rooms, or bedrooms. WARNING: Possible entanglement injury. Keep garland out of baby's reach.
National Geographic Readers: Caterpillar to Butterfly
National Geographic Children's Books
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 ...
Eric Carle Decorative Prints
This exciting collection features 12 ready-to-frame stunning posters celebrating the art of Eric Carle. The perfect gift for new parents decorating a nursery, or a delightful addition to any classroom, these posters feature colorful and kid-friendly images, including character favorites such as the Hungry Caterpillar.
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