Show and Tell: Butterflies

In this video, Miss Stephanie shows her butterfly collection. She talks about her grandfather, an entomologist, and her favorite place in town, the Butterfly Rainforest. 

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You can learn more about butterflies and more insects with our digital book collections and eSources.

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Here's a list of books you can find on OverDrive if you'd like to read more about insects:

Cartoon of a insect swooping into the title "Fly Guy Presents Insects."

Fly Guy Presents: Insects by Tedd Arnold 

Fly Guy and Buzz are ready for their next field trip! And in Fly Guy Presents: Insects they go outside to learn all about other insects like Fly Guy! With straightforward text, humorous asides, and kid-friendly full-bleed photographs throughout, young readers will learn lots of fun facts about all sorts of bugs. Award-winning author/illustrator Tedd Arnold really brings nonfiction to life!

Cartoon of a man with wings and a man climbing a spider web next to the title "Wild Insects and Spiders!"

Wild Insects and Spiders by Chris Kratt and Mark Kratt

Boys and girls ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader, in which Chris and Martin Kratt activate their Creature Power Suits to buzz the insect kingdom!

Book title "The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs" above photos of moths and a caterpillar.

The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs: Discover Amazing Butterflies, Moths, Spiders, Dragonflies, and Other Insects! by Judy Burris and Wayne Richards

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. 

Lady bug on a book cover titled "Busy Insects."

BUSY! Insects by Lisa Kurkov

BUSY! Insects explores the lives of bees, butterflies, beetles, and more. The Spectrum® Readers are the perfect Common Core aligned tool to support the development of nonfiction reading skills.


Show and Tell with Stephanie