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From egg to caterpillar to butterfly, the story of how they live....

Title : Monarch Butterfly
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ISBN : 9780823409099
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 32 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Monarch Butterfly Reviews

  • Cathy
    2019-02-12 08:29

    From egg to caterpillar to butterfly, the story of how they live.Simple, direct, and colorful. It was request read by kindergarteners and they were happy they knew some of the terms and materials.

  • Megan Cureton
    2019-01-31 12:41

    Monarch Butterfly is a book describing the life of that specific butterfly. This book goes into great detail about the life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly. This book also goes into detail about the Monarch Butterflies body parts and the behavior of this butterfly. The part that captured my attention the most was the last two pages. I thought it was so neat how they dedicated these two pages to how to raise a Monarch Butterfly. With this book being geared towards a younger audience, I thought that having these two pages in there made this book that much better. I know children, and myself of course would love to read these steps and raise a Monarch Butterfly from beginning to end, and this book tells you how to do exactly that. This would be a good read aloud book to students in kindergarten through second grade. After reading the facts to the students, you could read to them the steps of raising a monarch butterfly and then tell them you are going to raise one in the classroom. I know this would be an awesome experiment to incorporate science into this book by having an actual butterfly in the classroom where the students can experience the changes a butterfly takes and have an up close look at the butterflies body parts first hand. I really enjoyed the illustrations in this book and how they showed exactly what the text was referring to.

  • Kaitlyn Tankersley
    2019-02-06 06:29

    The amazing transformation from caterpillar to butterfly is conveyed in different ways by these two colorful books. Kindergarteners will be able to identify similarities in the information and differences in presentation such as photographs versus paintings. Both books use labels in the visuals to highlight body parts. The Marsh book has a table of contents, numbered chapters, a glossary, and tips for a butterfly garden. Gibbons’s book features a map of migration routes and explains how to raise a monarch butterfly. In the classroom I would ask the students to do a life cycle of a butter fly project. We would go through the different stages and draw pictures of each stage with a short description.

  • Amanda
    2019-01-26 05:35

    I learned so much about the Monarch Butterfly by reading this story. I liked that the author followed sequence of events of the butterflies life. I also like that at the back of the book that there are activities and additional facts about the insect. The illustrations are beautifully done and follow along with the informational text very well. I would use this book for a reading station when learning about butterflies for the students to read and get to spend time looking at the illustrations.

  • Samantha
    2019-02-13 06:41

    Great butterfly book! Correct terminology, and every stage of a butterfly's life is illustrated clearly and with accompanying labels. The back of book has a how to grow your own monarch butterfly activity. Gibbons always does such a thorough job covering popular topics in juvenile nonfiction, thank you for writing this book!

  • Kelly Powell
    2019-01-20 05:43

    This book was not only factual but captured the reader through the beautiful illustrations and the placement of the text breaking up the pages. I enjoyed this book throughout for these very reasons not because I have a love of butterflies. This would be a great resource for information on this topic.

  • Erma Talamante
    2019-02-16 09:25

    A butterfly story that starts with egg and follows butterflies through migration and their return. The ends with how to look for and raise your own caterpillar into a beautiful butterfly (although the book encourages you to release it so it will not die). Overall good book with plenty of images and chances to discuss with your child, while staying relevant enough to use as a reference.

  • Mary
    2019-01-28 05:27

    Excellent informational book for young children. It's too long and text-heavy to read it all the way through at storytime, so I shared the pictures and summarized the ideas in kidspeak. It would be ideal to read at home in a family setting.

  • Berls
    2019-01-26 12:42

    Really great for the informational text unit in Kinder. The kids are fascinated by the butterfly and it also introduces some great vocabulary. Good to read in winter, because it also talks about migration.

  • Caitlin Day
    2019-02-02 10:14

    This non-fictional book about monarch butterflies is about the life cycle and journey it endures. Children will find it interesting and maybe a little gross, but ultimately learn about the life cycle. You can do a lot with this book because of the information that is given throughout it.

  • Kaylen Matherly
    2019-01-18 07:36

    This book is an informational book about monarch butterflies. It is important to familiarize students with non-fiction books as well as fiction. If I were doing a unit on butterflies in science, this may be a good book to read aloud.

  • Megan Dorcas
    2019-02-18 08:38

    This book is great because it teaches so much about butterflies. From it's life cycle, parts of the butterfly, and migration, this book leaves nothing out. Kids would find this book really interesting because it shows how different butterflies are than all other creatures.

  • Ben
    2019-01-18 05:20

    This book introduces metamorphosis of a monarch to children. It focuses on the complete life cycle and correct terms, body parts, and behaviors of this insect.

  • Rachel Lee
    2019-02-14 10:33

    This book goes along with our first grade science unit

  • Alice
    2019-02-06 13:15

    Very Nicely done non-fiction about monarch butterfly. It is done in cartoon like pictures but you get the point. Very interesting and informative!

  • Stacy
    2019-01-18 05:14

    Great non-fiction book teaching life cycles. Text is set up in a way where more or less could be read depending on the grade of the students.

  • Megan Sutherland
    2019-02-01 06:19

    A good book for children to read to learn about non-fiction books. Provides an example of the different characteristics that a non-fiction book has.

  • Helen
    2019-02-01 12:15

    The life cycle of a monarch butterfly. Beautifully illustrated for children.

  • Jobiska (Cindy)
    2019-02-05 13:37

    Gail Gibbons always packs a lot of information into a seemingly simple (and sweetly illustrated) book. My son's outgrown it, though, so it's going to his school library.

  • Amanda
    2019-01-21 07:34

    Gail Gibbons is the best at non-fiction for young readers. You can't go wrong with any of her books.

  • Melissa Housholder
    2019-02-18 12:31

    Great informational book all about the Monarch Butterfly. Many labels, descriptions and even help with pronunciation. Wonderful illustrations as well. Great for a unit on bugs!

  • Autumn Crump
    2019-02-12 11:20

    This book was a great informational book I read it to my nephew and he learned Lot

  • Theresa
    2019-02-09 07:21

    Monarch Butterflyby Gail Gibbonsa story of the life cycle

  • Emily
    2019-02-03 10:34

    This informational book is great for a unit on butterflies!

  • Julie
    2019-01-28 13:29

    Gail Gibbons books are great science picture books.