A Butterfly is Patient

Chronicle Books

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From the creators of the award-winning An Egg Is Quiet, A Seed Is Sleepy, and A Rock Is Lively comes this gorgeous and informative introduction to the world of butterflies. An incredible variety of butterflies are celebrated here in all of their beauty and wonder, from the tiny Arian Small Blue to the grand Queen Alexandra's Birdwing. Perfect for a child's bedroom bookshelf or for the classroom! 

  • Size: 9 x 11 in;
  • Pages: 40 pp;
  • Age Range: 5 - 8 years 
  • Format: Paperback 
  • Publication: March 2015
  • ISBN: 9781452141244

Dianna Hutts Aston is the author of many books for children and is the founder of the Oz Project, a nonprofit foundation for disadvantaged children. She lives on an island off the coast of Texas.


Sylvia Long is the illustrator of many bestselling books for children, including Sylvia Long's Mother Goose and Hush Little Baby. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband and their dogs.


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