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Monarch butterflies are a threatened species. The Center for Biological Diversity and the Center for Food Safety filed a legal petition requesting Endangered Species Act protection for the monarch and its habitat. Yet these butterflies, once a familiar sight, are plummeting toward extinction due to landscape-scale threats from pesticides, development and global climate change. That’s why the Center is working hard to win them protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
AMAZING MATILDA written and illustrated by Maine author Bette A. Stevens ONLY 99¢/p thru April 25:
“Award-winning picture book adventure follows a monarch butterfly through her life cycle and teaches kids important life lessons along the way!”
About the book
AMAZING MATILDA (Ages 5-11 + grownups love it too) Friendship, patience and persistence are among the lessons learned in this gem of a tale featuring an amazing monarch butterfly. This award-winning picture book adventure follows the monarch’s life cycle as Matilda embarks on a quest to make her dream of flying come true. Matilda emerges from her egg on a milkweed leaf, she stretches and yawns and wants to fly. Sparrow tells her to follow her dreams. Toad and Rabbit laugh at a creature without wings who wants to fly. You’ll be as amazed as Toad and Rabbit, as you follow Matilda from egg to imago.
Review Excerpt Blurb:
“Matilda crunched and munched and lunched, leaf after leaf, day after day.”
If you loved P.D. Eastman’s incomparable book, Are You My Mother, about a baby bird’s search for its mother, you must read this book. If Charlotte’s Web is one of your childhood favorites, I say, Move over Charlotte. Matilda is now here! ~Jacqui Murray, WordDreams
DOWNLOAD a copy of AMAZING MATILDA by Bette A. Stevens ONLY 99¢/p April 21–April 25—award-winning monarch butterfly picture book— at YOUR AMAZON
Free Reading Resources for Amazing Matilda
Meet the characters and download Bette’s #FREE Character Puppets HERE.
Beyond the book
- Find monarch butterfly resources at your finger tips:
Have fun and learn even more about Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ our amazing monarch butterflies by downloading Bette’s FREE PDF Click here: FUN & LEARNING with Monarch Butterflies where you’ll find:
- Monarch Facts
- Coloring Pages
- Video: How to Make an Origami Butterfly
- Butterfly Teacher Guide and so much more…
- FIND OUT how you can help protect our Amazing Monarchs
Find out more about Maine author/illustrator Bette A. Stevens and her books