Pictures of beautiful butterflies

Have you seen Millbrook’s gorgeous new book Handle with Care: An Unusual Butterfly Journey? It tells the story of the butterflies we see at museums and special exhibits. Did you know there are actual butterfly farms in South America, where butterflies are raised from larvae? (I didn’t.)

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Learn more about this fascinating process, documented by writer Loree Griffin Burns and photographer Ellen Harasimowicz. The book is both science and narrative nonfiction, for those of you looking to teach text types. Then download our FREE photo slideshow of extra images, all taken by Ellen Harasimowicz herself. Use it to spark further discussion with your students.

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