Waiting for Wings

By Lois Ehlert

This book would be an excellent addition to any child’s library. The author explains the life cycle of butterflies in a rhyming fashion which readers of all ages will enjoy. It is a large book with intriguing pages of various sizes and striking art work. The large print and highly detailed, graphic illustrations will easily hold any reader’s attention.

This book is appropriate for Pre-school through grade school levels. The large colorful illustrations make this an excellent book to read aloud to an entire class or during circle time.

Easily relatable to science or seasonal themes, the book contains beautiful two page spreads on Butterfly Identification and Flower Identification. Advice on planting a Butterfly Garden is included on the last page.

Published by Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0-439-42449-6

Reviewed by Christine Banko

Christine Banko is a retired teacher with a background in Child Development, Art, Special Education, and Learning Disabilities.

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