Where Butterflies Grow by Joanne Ryder

Where Butterflies Grow

byJoanne RyderIllustratorLynne Cherry

Paperback | June 1, 1996

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In a field of lacy leaves, a small caterpillar hatches, grows, and sheds its skin, becoming a smooth, green creeper. It eats and changes some more, then in a sequence of remarkable close-ups, spins a sliken sling in which to pupate—until it finally bursts forth as a brilliant black swallowtail butterfly. Includes suggestions on how children can grow butterfiles in their own gardens.

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Joanne Ryder studied journalism at Marquette University. For several years she was an editor of children's books in New York, before she quit to write full-time. Ryder is an award-winning author whose books offer a unique blend of poetry and science. Her Just for a Day series invites children into the world of wild animals, ranging fro...
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Title:Where Butterflies GrowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8.06 × 10.06 × 0.1 inPublished:June 1, 1996Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140558586

ISBN - 13:9780140558586

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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In a field of lacy leaves, a small caterpillar hatches, grows, and sheds its skin, becoming a smooth, green creeper. It eats and changes some more, then in a sequence of remarkable close-ups, spins a sliken sling in which to pupate--until it finally bursts forth as a brilliant black swallowtail butterfly. Includes suggestions on how children can grow butterfiles in their own gardens. Color throughout. *************Full color