"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 Waystation.
Carol Pasternak is a photographer, personal trainer and educator who raises Monarch butterflies with her family in Toronto, Ontario.
Table of Contents
The Amazing Monarch 4
What Makes a Monarch a Monarch?
Anatomy of a Monarch Butterfly 6
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
Saving the World for Butterflies 42
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