A small papery bundle hangs under a leaf by a silken thread. Can you guess what it will be one day? Butterflies, polar bears, turtles, frogs, birds - they all have a fascinating life journey to follow. Peek under each large flap and look at colorful spreads to find out how each animal develops. A final spread invites readers to match each full grown creature with its beginning stage.
"Readers follow along as a caterpillar transforms into a butterfly, a tadpole into a frog, and egg into a chicken. This engaging and accessible look at natural science introduces young children to the stages of growth for a diverse variety of animals." -- Amazon.com.
"Photographs document the life cycle of a variety of mammals, insects, birds, amphibians, and reptiles"--
The PBS television host and his team of young scientists turn into seeds, tadpoles, and caterpillars to learn about the life cycles of different creatures, and discover what is necessary for something to be alive. Includes experiment and glossary.