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National Geographic Readers Great Migrations : Butterflies - Laura Marsh

National Geographic Readers Great Migrations



Published: 12th October 2010
For Ages: 7 - 9 years old
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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. object width="480" height="303"param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/VO3XgqsPqzs?version=3andamp;hl=en_GBandamp;rel=0"/paramparam name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/paramparam name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"/paramembed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/VO3XgqsPqzs?version=3andamp;hl=en_GBandamp;rel=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="480" height="303" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"/embed/object

On the Movep. 4
Amazing Monarchsp. 6
Mighty Big Tripp. 8
Need to Leadp. 14
It Takes the Whole Familyp. 16
Danger!p. 22
Tiring Travelp. 26
From Egg to Butterflyp. 30
Munching Monarchsp. 36
10 Cool Things About Monarchsp. 38
At Riskp. 40
What You Can Dop. 44
Glossaryp. 46
Indexp. 48
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ISBN: 9781426307393
ISBN-10: 142630739X
Series: National Geographic Readers: Level 3
Audience: Children
For Ages: 7 - 9 years old
For Grades: 2 - 4
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 12th October 2010
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 13.9  x 0.2
Weight (kg): 0.12