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Summer Birds

Summer Birds

The Butterflies of Maria Merian
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Summer Birds In the Middle Ages, people believed that insects were evil, born from mud in a process called spontaneous generation. Maria Merian was only a child, but she disagreed. She watched carefully as caterpillars spun themselves cocoons, which opened to reveal summer birds, or butterflies and moths. Maria studied the whole life cycle of the summer birds, and documented what she learned in vibrant paintin... Full description

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Hardback Editions

April 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian
Author(s): Margarita Engle
ISBN: 0-8050-8937-3 / 978-0-8050-8937-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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