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Hurry and the Monarch
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Hurry and the Monarch

Written by Antoine O FlathartaAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Antoine O Flatharta
Illustrated by Meilo SoAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Meilo So

· Dragonfly Books
· Trade Paperback · February 10, 2009 · $7.99 · 978-0-385-73719-7 (0-385-73719-X)
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When the beautiful orange Monarch on her fall migration route from Canada to Mexico stops to rest at Wichita Falls, Texas, she makes friends with an old tortoise called Hurry. She tells him, "Maybe one day you'll break out of that shell, grow wings, and fly away," and then she is off again with millions of other Monarchs. In the spring, she stops again at Hurry's garden just long enough to lay her eggs and head north to Canada. Embedded in this lyrical and tender fictional presentation are the fascinating facts about the amazing 2,000-mile migration and the life cycle of butterflies. An afterword provides additional scientific data.