Thursday, May 14, 2009

Butterflies in the Library!

The butterfly hatchery in the Children's Room is now housing 5 Painted Lady butterfly pupae. We're hoping for lively butterflies in a week or so. In the meantime, keep track of their development by visiting us often and checking out a book about butterflies. Here are some suggestions:

Bob and Otto by Robert Bruel
Becoming Butterflies by Anne Rockwell
Butterflies in the Garden by Carol Lerner.
Butterfly & Moth by Paul Whalley
The Butterfly by Anna Milbourne
Caterpillar, Caterpillar by Vivian French
Crinkleroot's Guide to Knowing Butterflies & Moths by Jim Arnosky
From Caterpillar to Butterfly by Deborah Heiligman
From Egg to Butterfly by Shannon Zemlicka.
Nic Bishop Butterflies and Moths by Nic Bishop
Velma Gratch & the Way Cool Butterfly by Alan Madison
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert.