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The Life Cycles of Butterflies

From Egg to Maturity, a Visual Guide to 23 Common Garden Butterflies

Author: Judy Burris,Wayne Richards

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612122671

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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This stunning photographic guide will have butterfly enthusiasts of all ages aflutter. Judy Burris and Wayne Richards include more than 400 full-color, up-close images that present the life cycles of 23 common North American butterflies in amazing detail. Watch caterpillars hatch from eggs, eat and grow, form into chrysalides, emerge as colorful butterflies, and fly through the air. You’ll also learn which plants butterflies avoid and which native species they’re attracted to, so you can create your own backyard butterfly haven.

Gardening for Butterflies

How You Can Attract and Protect Beautiful, Beneficial Insects

Author: The Xerces Society

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 160469761X

Category: Gardening

Page: 288

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Library Journal Starred Review Welcome the world’s most exquisite visitors to your garden! Gardening for Butterflies, by the experts at the Xerces Society, introduces you to a variety of colorful garden guests who need our help, and shows you how to design a habitat where they will thrive. This optimistic call to arms is packed with everything you need to create a beautiful, beneficial, butterfly-filled garden. Gardeners will learn why butterflies matter, why they are in danger, and what simple steps we can take to make a difference. You'll learn how to choose the right plants, how to design a butterfly-friendly garden, and how to create a garden that flutters and flourishes with life.

Design Your Own Butterfly Garden

Author: Susan Sales Harkins,William H. Harkins

Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 161228258X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Color adds an irresistible dimension to any yard. Put a pair of wings on that color and suddenly your yard is alive with life! Butterflies live all over the country, so you’re likely to see them no matter where you live. To attract butterflies to your backyard, you need to provide the things they like: nectar, water, sun, and shelter. For most of us, this is as easy as planting some wildflower seeds in a sunny spot. In just a few months, the tiny seeds have grown into huge, beautiful flowers that butterflies just can’t resist. A butterfly log house for shelter is also easy to build. Everyone wins—you enjoy the butterflies, and the butterflies get a satisfying home.

Handle with Care: An Unusual Butterfly Journey

Author: Loree Griffin Burns

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1541528573


Page: N.A

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Handle with Care

An Unusual Butterfly Journey

Author: Loree Griffin Burns

Publisher: Millbrook Press

ISBN: 1467725420

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 634

Some farms grow vegetables or grains, and some raise cows, sheep, chickens, or pigs. But have you ever heard of a butterfly farm? How do you raise a butterfly?On a farm in Costa Rica, workers care for these delicate, winged creatures as they change from eggs to caterpillars to pupae. Like any other crop, the butterflies will eventually leave the farm. But where will they go? And just how do you ship a butterfly?Very carefully! To discover how it works, follow these butterflies on a remarkable journey!

Stokes Butterfly Book

The Complete Guide to Butterfly Gardening, Identification, and Behavior

Author: Donald Stokes,Lillian Stokes,Ernest Williams

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 9780316817806

Category: Nature

Page: 96

View: 3775

Copiously illustrated with maps, line drawings, and full-color photographs, this large format paperback book contains the essential information that backyard nature enthusiasts want and need -- to attract butterflies to their yards.


Exploring the Life Cycle

Author: Shirley Raines

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781486713219


Page: 32

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Explore the wonderful world of butterflies through beautiful poetry, breathtaking photography, and informational details that give a unique perspective on butterflies we see each and every day. With added activities, this multilayered title is a great way for little ones to discover a passion for nature.


Insects on the Move

Author: Sandra Markle

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 0761340076

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Discusses what makes locusts similar to and different from other insects and reveals details about locusts' bodies, both inside and out.

Milkweed, monarchs and more

a field guide to the invertebrate community in the milkweed patch

Author: Ba Rea,Karen Oberhauser,Michael Andrew Quinn

Publisher: Bas Relief Pub Group


Category: Science

Page: 96

View: 2826

A field guide to the insects and spiders living in milkweed communities in North america north of the Mexican border.

Butterfly Gardening

Creating Summer Magic in Your Garden

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780871569752

Category: Gardening

Page: 208

View: 4437

Shows how to design gardens to attract butterflies and discusses the life cycle of butterflies and moths

Learn about Butterflies in the Garden

Author: Brenda Dziedzic

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780615443034

Category: Butterfly gardening

Page: 304

View: 2732

Want to have butterflies in your garden? Want to learn about the plants that will attract them? In this book you will find the plants needed to attract those winged beauties to your yard. Also learn about the fascinating life cycles of some of your favorite butterflies.

The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs

Discover Amazing Butterflies, Moths, Spiders, Dragonflies, and Other Insects!

Author: Judy Burris,Wayne Richards

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427074

Category: Nature

Page: 144

View: 3352

This fun book will have kids bugging out! Explore the fascinating miniature world of spiders, beetles, grasshoppers, butterflies, and more as stunning photography combines with expert information to create an up-close-and-personal look at the hidden lives of these tiny backyard residents. Watch each creature progress through different life stages as they eat, grow, and learn in a natural setting. Surprising and captivating, this one-of-a-kind introduction to the crawlers and flyers just outside the door is a delight for nature lovers of all ages.

The Family Butterfly Book

Discover the Joy of Attracting, Raising & Nurturing Butterflies

Author: Rick Mikula

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781580173353

Category: Nature

Page: 166

View: 8479

A guide to creating habitats suitable for butterflies offers advice on growing host and nectar plants, building nets and cages, and caring for and feeding butterflies, and provides identification clues for various species.

Painted Lady Butterflies

Author: Martha E. H. Rustad

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1429622288

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 5755

"Simple text and photographs present the life cycle of painted lady butterflies"--Provided by publisher.

Butterflies of Indiana

A Field Guide

Author: Jeffrey E. Belth

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 0253009553

Category: Nature

Page: 323

View: 6469

This field guide to Indiana's rich butterfly fauna covers all 149 species of butterflies and their close relatives, the skippers. Belth also offers an introduction to the natural history of butterflies --


Find, Identify, Raise Your Own

Author: Chris G. Earley

Publisher: Firefly Books Limited

ISBN: 9781770851825

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 850

Discusses caterpillars, including their life cycles, tips on how to raise them, and identification information on different kinds of caterpillars.

Social Life in the Insect World

Author: Jean-Henri Fabre

Publisher: tredition

ISBN: 3847211315

Category: Fiction

Page: 264

View: 6335

This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.

The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Author: Bobbie Kalman,Margaret Amy Reiach

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780778706502

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8842

The Life Cycle of a Butterfly explains in simple terms the transformation from pupa to chrysalis to butterfly. Beautifully illustrated, the book also takes a close up look at the caterpillar, one of nature's eating machines" and shows why monarchs fly 4,000 miles after metamorphosis.

Butterfly Gardening

Creating a Butterfly Haven in Your Garden

Author: Thomas C. Emmel

Publisher: Friedman/Fairfax Publishing

ISBN: 9781567995251

Category: Gardening

Page: 112

View: 9956

A unique and beautiful gardening book that shows gardeners the appropriate plants for attracting butterflies. In addition to practical plant information, this lavishly illustrated volume includes a gallery of nearly 70 butterflies, detailing each species' range and habitats, nectar sources, and larval host plants. Includes sample garden designs and resources. 130 full-color photos and illustrations.

Do Butterflies Bite?

Fascinating Answers to Questions about Butterflies and Moths

Author: Hazel Davies,Carol A Butler

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 0813545072

Category: Nature

Page: 240

View: 5730

How fast do butterflies fly? Does a butterfly have ears? Do they sleep? Does a caterpillar have a skeleton? How does a moth get out of its cocoon? What is the difference between a butterfly and a moth? And just what is a skipper? Every year, thousands of people visit butterfly conservatories to stand in quiet awe of the simple beauty displayed by these magical creatures. Hazel Davies and Carol A. Butler capture the sense of wonderment and curiosity experienced by adults and children alike in this book about butterflies and their taxonomic cousins, the moths and the skippers. Beautifully illustrated with color and black and white photographs, and drawings by renowned artist William Howe, this book is an essential resource for parents, teachers, students, or anyone who has ever been entranced by these fascinating, fluttering creatures. Covering everything from their basic biology to their complex behaviors at every stage of life to issues in butterfly conservation, Davies and Butler explore wide-ranging topics and supply a trove of intriguing facts. You'll find tips on how to attract more butterflies to your garden, how to photograph them, and even how to raise them in your own home. Arranged in a question and answer format, the book provides detailed information written in an accessible style that brings to life the science and natural history of these insects. In addition, sidebars throughout the book detail an assortment of butterfly trivia, while extensive appendices direct you to organizations, web sites, and more than 200 indoor and outdoor public exhibits, where you can learn more or connect with other lepidopterophiles (butterfly lovers).

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