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How does an awkward caterpillar turn into a graceful butterfly? Find out all about these magical insects and how they survive Butterflies are among the most admired and beautiful of insects, and this book will take you on a fantastic journey into their secret world. Find out about all the different types and their physiology, lifespan, social behavior, complicated patterning, and defense strategies. You'll even learn how to raise them and create a magnificent butterfly garden. Detailed illustrations showcase the many varieties of butterfly discussed throughout the book, from a Queen Alexandra's birdwing to the monarch and painted lady.
About the Author
Rita Mabel Schiavo graduated from the University of Milan with a degree in biological sciences. She is one of the founding members and directors of ADM--Associazione Didattica Museale (Teaching in Museums Association)--and ADMaiora, which both focus on education and learning in museums, natural parks, sanctuaries, and exhibits. Giulia De Amicis has a master's degree in Design and has worked as a designer and illustrator for small studios, newspapers, and ENGOs (environmental non-governmental organizations). She currently works and lives in Brighton, UK. For White Star, she illustrated Space Explorers.