Butterflies are Pretty…Gross!

Warning — this book contains top-secret information about butterflies! Prepare to be shocked and grossed out by this hilarious and totally true picture book introduction to a fascinating insect.

A Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year.

A Great Lakes Great Books 2022-23 K-1 Honor Book.

A 2023-2024 Shining Willow Award nominee.

“A witty look at the less-beautiful characteristics of butterflies.” –Kirkus ★starred review★

"My students couldn’t get enough of this fascinatingly disgusting book." –Shepherd, The best children’s books to teach you something new about animals