Elizabeth Gordon

The Butterfly Babies' Book

To Mrs. Nettle, rough but kind,Red Admirals leave their babes to mind,And spend the golden summer hoursAmong the lovely garden flowers.Beautiful full-color illustrations and amusing verses recapture the magic and wonder of butterflies in this antique book from 1914. All of the baby butterfly characters are based on real species, and the text cites their common and scientific names and identifies the flowers and trees where they find food and shelter.
88 printed pages
Original publication


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