How to Raise Monarch Butterflies: A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids

How to Raise Monarch Butterflies: A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids

by Carol Pasternak

NOOK BookRevised and Updated (eBook - Revised and Updated)

$8.49 $9.99 Save 15% Current price is $8.49, Original price is $9.99. You Save 15%.
View All Available Formats & Editions

Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps.
WANT A NOOK?  Explore Now

Overview

"The breezy and down-to-earth text ... nicely communicates the wonder ... Especially effective is the eight-pictured depiction of the development of the caterpillar into a chrysalis."
--School Library Journal

Observing a Monarch butterfly as it transforms itself from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly is among the most thrilling experiences that nature offers. Raising Monarch butterflies is made easy with the help of this detailed guide.

How to Raise Monarch Butterflies explains what threats Monarchs face today and how readers can help conserve the Monarch's feeding grounds from encroachment. Revel in one of the most remarkable miracles of nature.

This updated edition contains:

  • More than 40 new colorful and detailed photos
  • More secrets to help you find eggs and caterpillars
  • Instructions on how to feed a monarch and more details on their care
  • Expanded information on varieties and propagation of milkweed
  • New page on the diverse insects in the milkweed patch
  • New suggestions for starting a butterfly garden, including a large photograph of an outstanding Monarch Way station.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781770857247
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 03/08/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 411,113
File size: 25 MB
Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.
Age Range: 6 - 12 Years

About the Author

Carol Pasternak is a photographer, personal trainer and educator who raises Monarch butterflies with her family in Toronto, Ontario.


by Carol Pasternak

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Amazing Monarch 4

What Makes a Monarch a Monarch?

Anatomy of a Monarch Butterfly 6

Raising Monarchs

What You'll Need 10

Finding Caterpillars 12

Taking Care of Your Caterpillars 14

The Great Egg Hunt 16

The Monarch Life Cycle

Here We Grow 20

The Chrysalis 22

The Monarch Emerges 24

Out in the World

Releasing Your Butterfly 28

Predators and Perils 30

Mating and Migration 32

The Incredible Journey 34

The Adventure Continues

Creating a Butterfly Garden 38

Milkweed Mania! 40

Conclusion

Saving the World for Butterflies 42

Resources 44

Glossary 46

Index 47

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

How to Raise Monarch Butterflies: A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Edith_Ellen_Smith More than 1 year ago
Raising a Monarch butterfly is a fascinating experience. One can first-hand see the transformation of a caterpillar into a chrysalis and from the chrysalis, an adult butterfly emerge and fly. This book takes you through the steps that make this experience easy and successful. From written instructions to fascinating photos, you'll enjoy raising butterflies to fly in your backyard.