Butterflies are Pretty…Gross! Written by Rosemary Mosco, illustrated by Jacob Souva
Who Its For: Kids
Everybody loves a butterfly! These beautiful insects float gently through our gardens with their colorful wings, sipping nectar from flowers… and also eating moldy fruit. And dead animals. And even poop! Yes, its a close-kept secret that butterflies are, well, gross! There is so much to learn in this informative book about butterflies; for example if you get near a Red Cracker butterfly it might fly RIGHT AT YOU and make a cracking noise. Most caterpillars (butterfly babies) eat leaves, but did you know that some hunt bugs? Some caterpillars sound and smell like an ant and real ants are tricked into taking care of it till it grows up! Fascinating butterfly facts abound in Butterflies are Pretty…Gross!. If you have or are a kid who loves nature in all its weirdness, this book is for you!