Thursday, July 24, 2014

Recommended Reading: Metamorphosis

From Egg to Butterfly by Shannon Zemlicka
Witness the fascinating journey of these delicate insects from tiny eggs, to furry caterpillars, to colorful, fluttering butterflies. Simple clear text and exceptional photographs make it a perfect first non-fiction book for curious young readers who may be wondering: Where do butterflies come from?

Arabella Miller’s Tiny Caterpillar
 by Clare Jarrett

A magical transformation takes place in this poetic picture book as Arabella Miller witnesses the life-cycle of a tiny caterpillar in her shoe box garden. Like Arabella, readers get a peek into the wonders of the insect journey as the story unfolds like the wings of a butterfly. Sure to capture the interest of even the youngest butterfly enthusiasts.

Recommended by Nancy, children's librarian at Igo Branch Library.

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