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What's Inside a Caterpillar Cocoon: And Other Questions About Moths & Butterflies

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Gorgeous, science-rich intro to butterflies and moths.

What's Inside a Caterpillar Cocoon book cover: Digital illustrations of a large, colorful moth and cute green caterpillar

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Come for the brilliantly colorful pictures, stay for the wealth of engaging science and nature info that's there when you're ready for it in this irresistible intro to moths and butterflies. What's Inside a Caterpillar Cocoon, by best-selling science author/illustrator Rachel Ignotofsky, follows the life cycle, migration patterns, and other habits of these fascinating flying insects, and the important roles they play in the ecosystems where they live. While there's plenty of quality time to be spent just looking at the amazing illustrations, especially if you're too young to read, there's a lot of detail and suggestions for further reading as you get older and want to learn more.

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