A Butterfly is Patient
Discover the World of Butterflies!
A Butterfly is Patient will captivate young entomologists as they explore some most interesting creatures. From the moment where, like an egg, they lay hidden beneath a leaf, through caterpillar, prepupa, pupa, and at last a butterfly, the dainty creatures need to be patient!
A volume of the science series from author Dianna Hutts Aston and illustrator Sylvia Long, this beautifully illustrated and informative book will delight young readers again and again.
A Butterfly is Patient
Spring has arrived, summer is just around the corner, a perfect time for kids and families to discover caterpillars and butterflies in the garden!
A Butterfly Is Patient is a good lesson in life cycles and the patience required to change from one form to another. The book teaches children that butterflies are very important, pollinating our plants to help create flowers and plants.
About the Author
Dianna Hutts Aston is an American author who enjoys writing books for children about science and nature.
After graduating from the University of Houston Dianna originally achieved popularity for her poetry. In addition to writing, she has appeared on NPR’s Science Friday as an expert guest. Dianna has received many awards and citations including that as a finalist and winner of the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books, many times.
About the Illustrator
Throughout her life illustrator, Sylvia Long has surrounded herself with the love of nature. She enjoys researching and illustrating the natural world and spending time in her studio surrounded by books and the natural treasures she has collected over time.
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In addition to A Butterfly Is Patient, the nature book series from Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long are A Beetle is Shy, A Rock Is Lively, A Nest Is Noisy, A Seed Is Sleepy, and An Egg Is Quiet.
Learn More About Butterflies
Fun Butterfly Facts offers plenty of facts about the butterfly life cycle, their wings, their diet and more!
The Butterfly Life circle is an amazing cycle, learn all about it from National Geographic Kids!
Winges Wonders from the San Diego Zoo explores the many types of butterflies, the supportive environments and habitats, and how these amazing insects have become endangered.
There are so many different types of butterflies around the world it is sometimes difficult to tell one from another. The Identify A Butterfly from Butterfly Conservation will help you to identify butterflies in your environment.
Are you crafty? You will certainly enjoy these 55 Beautiful Butterfly Craft Ideas from HubPages author Loraine Brummer.
Home Science Tools offers some very cool science projects! Whether choosing to create a butterfly feeder, hunt for caterpillars or just want to learn more about the butterfly life cycle, young scientists will learn plenty here!
At the Science Fair
Are you looking for cool science fair projects that include caterpillars and butterflies? The following resources will give you an idea of how to get started with your winning science fair project!
Does Temperature Affect the Rate of Butterfly Development? from Science Buddies presents everything you need to discover the answer through completing your project.
Science Project Lab features very cool project options if you would like to grow monarch butterflies at home.
Life Cycle Of A Butterfly Model - A Simple Model You Can Make
Chronicle Books offers high quality books for children and their families!
More to Explore
The Nutcracker – A Magic Theater Book – Award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean retells the story of a favorite ballet with help from illustrator, Kristina Swarner.
School Science Fair Guide – Sometimes the hardest part of doing a science fair project is getting started. Every great science project begins with a great idea. Finding that idea isn’t always easy.
The Internet is a terrific place to start looking for the perfect idea. Join me on a tour of some idea inspiring sites and resources from the Web!
First, you will need to choose a topic. It’s a good thing that there are so many to select from!