By Sheila Boone
Mindy Monarch flies domestic to California for a protracted wintry weather holiday, and within the Spring, the recent iteration of Monarchs starts the go back trip to Canada...with a lot fear of discovering milkweed to put eggs and plants for nectar. however the discovery of college young ones planting a butterfly backyard saves the day. Boone’s tale of the existence cycle and migration of the Western Monarch is person who very children can comprehend and spend hours enjoying...reading and coloring unique illustrations by means of Susi Grell Knox that come with a enjoyable foldout web page of the Welcome domestic Monarch competition.
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Free As a Butterfly by Sheila Boone