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What's Inside a Caterpillar Cocoon?

And Other Questions About Moths & Butterflies

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Hardcover
$18.99 US
9.38"W x 10.69"H x 0.39"D   | 16 oz | 24 per carton
On sale Sep 05, 2023 | 48 Pages | 978-0-593-17657-3
Age 4-7 years | Preschool - 2
Reading Level: Lexile AD700L | Fountas & Pinnell P
With warm and heart-fluttering illustrations, discover the next nonfiction picture book about butterflies and moths from the creator of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science!

Butterflies soar in the sunlight. While moths flutter under the moon and stars.

Find out more about these mysterious and majestic insects similarities and differences, and their awestrucking metamorphosis! 

Rachel Ignotofsky's distinctive art style and engaging, informative text clearly answers any questions a child (or adult) could have about butterflies and moths in this nonfiction picture book series.
★ "Complex information sensibly organized and beautifully presented." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ "Drop-dead gorgeous....A comprehensive, accessible, and visually beautiful selection" —School Library Journal, starred review

"What is inside a caterpillar cocoon? Young readers will find the answer, along with a whole host of other facts, inside this supremely stylish introduction to the Lepidoptera family....A great primer on familiar flying and creeping friends." —Booklist
© Thomas Mason IV
Rachel Ignotofsky is a New York Times bestselling author, illustrator, and designer. Rachel and her work have been featured in many print and online media outlets such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, Science Friday, Brain Pickings, and more. She is the author of Women in Science, Women in Sports, Women in Art, I Love Science, and The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth. She is a graduate of Tyler School of Art’s graphic design program. View titles by Rachel Ignotofsky
Educator Guide for What's Inside a Caterpillar Cocoon?

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With warm and heart-fluttering illustrations, discover the next nonfiction picture book about butterflies and moths from the creator of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science!

Butterflies soar in the sunlight. While moths flutter under the moon and stars.

Find out more about these mysterious and majestic insects similarities and differences, and their awestrucking metamorphosis! 

Rachel Ignotofsky's distinctive art style and engaging, informative text clearly answers any questions a child (or adult) could have about butterflies and moths in this nonfiction picture book series.

Praise

★ "Complex information sensibly organized and beautifully presented." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ "Drop-dead gorgeous....A comprehensive, accessible, and visually beautiful selection" —School Library Journal, starred review

"What is inside a caterpillar cocoon? Young readers will find the answer, along with a whole host of other facts, inside this supremely stylish introduction to the Lepidoptera family....A great primer on familiar flying and creeping friends." —Booklist

Author

© Thomas Mason IV
Rachel Ignotofsky is a New York Times bestselling author, illustrator, and designer. Rachel and her work have been featured in many print and online media outlets such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, Science Friday, Brain Pickings, and more. She is the author of Women in Science, Women in Sports, Women in Art, I Love Science, and The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth. She is a graduate of Tyler School of Art’s graphic design program. View titles by Rachel Ignotofsky

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Educator Guide for What's Inside a Caterpillar Cocoon?

Classroom-based guides appropriate for schools and colleges provide pre-reading and classroom activities, discussion questions connected to the curriculum, further reading, and resources.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)

What’s Inside a Caterpillar Cocoon?

With warm and heart-fluttering illustrations, discover the next nonfiction picture book about butterflies and moths from the creator of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science! Butterflies soar in the sunlight. While moths flutter under the moon and stars. Find out more about these mysterious and majestic insects similarities and differences, and their awestrucking metamorphosis! Rachel Ignotofsky’s distinctive

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