Butterfly Is Patient

Butterfly Is Patient


By (author) Dianna Hutts Aston, Illustrated by Sylvia Long

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  • Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS
  • Format: Hardback | 40 pages
  • Dimensions: 231mm x 282mm x 10mm | 408g
  • Publication date: 1 June 2011
  • Publication City/Country: San Francisco
  • ISBN 10: 0811864790
  • ISBN 13: 9780811864794
  • Illustrations note: Full colour throughout
  • Sales rank: 90,475

Product description

The creators of the award-winning An Egg Is Quiet and A Seed Is Sleepy have teamed up again to create this gorgeous and informative introduction to the world of butterflies. From iridescent blue swallowtails and brilliant orange monarchs to the worlds tiniest butterfly (Western Pygmy Blue) and the largest (Queen Alexandra's Birdwing), an incredible variety of butterflies are celebrated here in all of their beauty and wonder. Perfect for a child's bedroom bookshelf or for a classroom reading circle!

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Author information

Dianna Aston is the author of many books for children. In addition to writing for children, she manages her non-profit foundation, The Oz Project, which provides inspirational hot air balloon experiences to children in orphanages, rural villages, and children with special needs, that encourage them to dream without limits. In addition she has established an annual Teen Writer's Workshop for underprivileged Mexican teens. www.diannahuttsaston.com. Sylvia Long is the illustrator of many best-selling books for children. Her detailed paintings are inspired by her love of animals and the outdoors. Her previous books include An Egg Is Quiet and A Seed Is Sleepy, in addition to Sylvia Long's Thumbelina, Sylvia Long's Mother Goose, and Snug as a Bug. www.sylvia-long.com.

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"This lovely combination of elegant watercolors and lyrical text is both eye-catching and informative" - School Library Journal Starred Review