Caterpillars (Hardcover)

By Marilyn Singer

Early Light, 9780979745577, 40pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2011

List Price: 14.95*
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A lyrical and scientific introduction to the larval life cycle, beautifully photo-illustrated for caterpillar lovers everywhere!

Caterpillars attract children like magnets—their shapes, colors, and locomotion styles are impossible to resist. Now children can explore the dazzling diversity of the world's caterpillars illustrated in hundreds of full-color photographs. The charm of these larval forms of moths and butterflies is captured in verse and easy-to-follow narrative text by award-winning poet and nature writer Marilyn Singer.

Includes matching game, quiz, glossary, and index. Real science has never been so much fun!

About the Author

Marilyn Singer has authored more than seventy children's books and has won many awards, notably the NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students, an Animal Behavior Society Award, and a Booklist selection for the Top Ten Science Books for Children. Marilyn lives in Brooklyn, New York.