Butterfly Counting

Butterfly Counting

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Overview

Count from one to twenty-six with this exploration of the world's gorgeous and diverse species of butterflies! Take a trip around all seven continents and learn to say butterfly in twenty-seven languages, including sign language. This book also touches on the life cycle, habits, and habitats of butterflies the world over. A moth fake-out and one surprise penguin add goofiness and charm. 

Lush art by Shennen Bersani brings these beautiful insects to life, and Jerry Pallotta's signature humor and amazing facts make this a great read for all ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570914157
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 03/10/2015
Series: Jerry Pallotta's Counting Books Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 897,115
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: AD590L (what's this?)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

Jerry Pallotta is an award-winning author of children's alphabet books and imaginative fiction. His books combine interesting facts, detailed research, humor, and realistic illustrations that mesmerize children everywhere. Jerry lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Linda. "Alphabet books constructed around a theme helpfully provide an extra clue for deciphering the word in question. Jerry Pallotta is the king of this subgenre..." The Horn Book. Shennen Bersani, mother of four, spent her childhood swimming, sailing, and seashell collecting. She attended the Art Institute of Boston and has been a freelance illustrator for over 15 years. She lives near Boston, Massachusetts.

Read an Excerpt

This Emperor penguin has never seen a butterfly. Butterflies live in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa—but there are zero butterflies in Antarctica. Zero is a number, but it has no value.
            Let’s learn what butterflies are called around the world. A butterfly in Italy is called a farfalla.

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