Butterfly House by Eve Bunting

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With the help of her grandfather, a little girl makes a house for a larva and watches it develop before setting it free. And when the girl grows old, the butterflies come back to return her kindness.

About Eve Bunting

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Eve Bunting was born in 1928 in Ireland where she was raised, and she graduated from Methodist College. She has written more than two hundred books, ranging from picture books to young adult novels. Her subject matter spans both fantasy and reality. She has received countless awards for her writing, and never ceases to produce new books. Eve says that as long as the world is full of such wonderful ideas, she will continue writing. In addition, she says that, for her, writing is like breathing--it is necessary. This wonderful writer is also wonderful wife to her husband Ed and a mother of three - one daughter and two sons - Christine, Sloan and Glenn.
Published May 1, 1999 by Scholastic Press. 32 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math. Fiction

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In this somewhat treacly memoir, a girl saves a caterpillar, ""a small black creature/ like a tiny worm,/ ...from a greedy jay/ who wanted it/ for lunch."" Her grandpa explains that she has found a larva that will become a butterfly, and the two make a shoebox home for it, decorated with cut-pape...

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