Butterfly Is Patient
This title is a follow-up to 'An Egg is Quiet' and 'A Seed is Sleepy'. What those books did for eggs and seeds, this one does for butterflies, showing off how various, fascinating, and beautiful the world of butterflies is.
- Hardback | 40 pages
- 231.14 x 281.94 x 10.16mm | 408.23g
- 18 May 2011
- CHRONICLE BOOKS
- San Francisco, United States
- Full colour throughout
"A lovely mix of science and wonder." - Publishers Weekly Starred Review "[T]his beautiful book... invites 5- to 10-year-olds to enjoy the variety, complexity and sumptuousness of natural things" - The Wall Street Journal "Similar butterfly albums abound, but none show these most decorative members of the insect clan to better advantage" - Kirkus Reviews "This lovely combination of elegant watercolors and lyrical text is both eye-catching and informative" - School Library Journal Starred Review SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL, STARRED REVIEW\"This lovely combination of elegant watercolors and lyrical text is both eye-catching and informative\" PUBLISHERS WEEKLY STARRED REVIEW\"A lovely mix of science and wonder\" KIRKUS REVIEWS\"Similar butterfly albums abound, but none show these most decorative members of the insect clan to better advantage\"
About Dianna Hutts Aston
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.