Where Did the Butterfly Get Its Name: Questions and Answers About Butterflies and Moths (Scholastic Question and Answer Series)
ISBN 10: 0439266742 / 0-439-26674-2
ISBN 13: 9780439266741
Publisher: Scholastic Reference
Publication Date: 2001
About this title:
How do moths find their way in the dark? How does a caterpillar grow bigger? This title delivers the answers kids want about butterflies and moths in an easy-to-understand conversational style.
Where did the butterfly get its name?
People used to believe that butterflies flew into kitchens, attracted by butter and milk.
From metamophisis to migration, camoflouge to hibernation, eager young insect enthusiasts will find a wealth of information within this book.
With lifelike illustrations of Lepidoptera, including close-up views of their wings and eyes, kids will learn that butterflies and moths taste with their feet, that some actually make noises, and that the largest butterflies can grow to be almost a foot wide!
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