Butterflies (Hardcover)

By Seymour Simon

Collins, 9780061914935, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 23, 2011

List Price: 17.99*
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Description

Butterflies are beautiful, inspiring, amazing insects. Did you know that butterflies . . .

  • have eyes that can look in all directions—up, down, forward, backward, left, and right—all at the same time?
  • taste with their feet?
  • can migrate 3,000 miles every year?

Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon invites readers to explore the world of butterflies and moths with fascinating facts and stunning full-color photographs.

Learn where to find butterflies and moths, how to observe them in nature, and how to plant your very own butterfly garden!



About the Author

Seymour Simon has been called “the dean of the [children’s science book] field” by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children’s science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Columbia County in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where students can post on the “Seymour Science Blog” and educators can download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!