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Great Migrations: Butterflies (National Geographic Readers)

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National Geographic Kids — Science Reader Level 3

The monarch butterfly, one of the most seemingly delicate of all of natures animals, proves to be one of the toughest in this reader. Making the yearly trip from the Northern United States and Canada to the Oyamel forest of Mexico is no easy task, and it takes five generations of butterflies in order to do so. Battling cold temperatures and the threat of starvation, these beautiful insects complete an almost 3,000 mile journey over the course of two months, only to have to turn and around and head back home.

Synopsis:

The monarch butterfly, one of the most seemingly delicate of all of nature’s animals, proves to be one of the toughest in this reader. Making the yearly trip from the Northern United States and Canada to the Oyamel forest of Mexico is no easy task, and it takes five generations of butterflies in order to do so. Battling cold temperatures and the threat of starvation, these beautiful insects complete an almost 3,000 mile journey over the course of two months, only to have to turn and around and head back home.

About the Author

LAURA MARSH is a long time contributor to National Geographic Children Books. She has written a large number of books in National Geographic Readers series and also in Mama Mirabelle and Toot and Puddle series.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781426307393
Author:
Marsh, Laura
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Author:
Various
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Subject:
Animals - Insects Spiders etc.
Subject:
Readers - Intermediate
Subject:
Children s-Early Readers
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
National Geographic Kids: Science Reader - Level 3
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
35 FULL-COLOR PHOTOS
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.15 in 0.25 lb
Age Level:
07-09

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"Synopsis" by , The monarch butterfly, one of the most seemingly delicate of all of nature’s animals, proves to be one of the toughest in this reader. Making the yearly trip from the Northern United States and Canada to the Oyamel forest of Mexico is no easy task, and it takes five generations of butterflies in order to do so. Battling cold temperatures and the threat of starvation, these beautiful insects complete an almost 3,000 mile journey over the course of two months, only to have to turn and around and head back home.
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