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The life cycles of butterflies : from egg to maturity, a visual guide to 23 common garden butterflies

Author: Judy Burris; Wayne Richards
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a photographic look at the life cycle of twenty-three different species of garden butterflies, including information on physical characteristics and range.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Burris; Wayne Richards
ISBN: 1580176178 9781580176170 1580176186 9781580176187
OCLC Number: 62322432
Description: vii, 151 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 20 x 26 cm.
Contents: 1. The butterfly from start to finish --
How a butterfly lays its eggs --
How a caterpillar grows --
How a chrysalis is formed --
Continuing the cycle --
2. Butterfly life cycles --
Eastern Black Swallowtail --
Giant Swallowtail --
Pipevine Swallowtail --
Spicebush Swallowtail --
Tiger Swallowtail --
Zebra Swallowtail --
Gulf Fritillary --
Variegated Fritillary --
Zebra Longwing --
Question Mark --
Eastern Comma --
Common Buckeye --
American Lady --
Painted Lady --
Red Admiral --
Silvery Checkerspot --
Red-spotted Purple --
Viceroy --
Monarch --
Queen --
Cabbage White --
Clouded Sulphur --
Pearl Crescent --
3. Butterfly habitat gardening --
Host plants --
Our top nectar flowers --
4. Other garden visitors --
Assorted butterflies --
Assorted skippers --
Glossary.
Responsibility: by Judy Burris and Wayne Richards ; photography by Judy Burris, Wayne Richards, and Christina Richards.
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Featuring sequential photographs of the egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, and emerging butterfly, this work looks at the butterfly transformations. It explores the life cycles of 22 common butterflies,  Read more...

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"The dazzling, close-up photos and compelling writing make this easily accessible to young readers..."--Cecilia Goodnow, San Antonio Express-News

 
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