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Caterpillar and Bean

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Caterpillar and Bean
Written by Martin Jenkins
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536201703
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Caterpillar and Bean
A First Science Storybook

author: Martin Jenkins
illustrator: Hannah Tolson

Whatís that wedged in a crack in the ground, small and hard and wrinkly and brown? A bean seed! Soon it develops roots and leaves. And whatís that on the leaf? An egg! The egg hatches a caterpillar, and the caterpillar eats the leaves, getting bigger and bigger until it forms a chrysalis. Meanwhile, the plant is growing, too: it develops flowers, then bean pods, as it reaches up toward the sun. Side by side, plant and insect grow . . . and grow . . . and grow throughout the year, until they come full circle. This fourth book in the First Science Storybook series uses simple, clear language and colorful illustrations to inspire very young readers as they learn about life cycles.

Observe the ways plants and insects interact in a gentle introduction to growing for budding scientists.
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1536201707 /  9781536201703
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Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Hardback
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 1/16" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
Gardening; Science & Nature; Animals;
author’s comments:
Martin Jenkins has written many celebrated books for children, including The Emperorís Egg, illustrated by Jane Chapman, and Can We Save the Tiger?, illustrated by Vicky White. Martin Jenkins lives in England, where he works as a conservation biologist.
illustrator’s comments:
Hannah Tolson is a freelance illustrator. Her books include Iíve Got Feet! by Julie Murphy and A Pocket Full of Treasures: A Baby Journal. She lives in England.
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