What Kind of Insect Am I?

April 2004
Scholastic News -- Edition 1;Apr2004, Vol. 60 Issue 7, Special section p1
Presents an educational activity about the stages in the development of a butterfly. Egg; Caterpillar; Chrysalis.


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