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Award-winning Monarch Butterfly Picture Book only 99 Cents:'AMAZING MATILDA' teaches life lessons
Monarch Butterfly conservation is in the news. AMAZING MATILDA is too! Her story line and illustrations follow the monarch life cycle and highlight milkweed, an environmentally threatened plant and a critical food source for monarch caterpillars.
By: Bette A. Stevens, Maine author/illustrator
Matilda doesn't want to leap onto ledges or bound across fields. She only wants to fly. 'How can a creature without wings every hope to fly?" Matilda's friends wonder as they laugh at the tiny caterpillar who only wants to fly. Meanwhile, as Matilda munches and crunches on milkweed leaves and progresses from egg to butterfly, her friends begin to recall how they felt before they were able to do all of the things they had dreamed of doing. With a little help from her friends, Matilda learns that if she keeps trying, she can do anything that she really wants to do.
LITERARY AWARDS-Excellence in Childen's Literature:
• 2013 Purple Dragonfly Book Award (Picture Books 6+)
• THE GITTLE LIST 2013 (Top 10 Self-published Children's Picture Books)
AMAZING MATILDA: A Monarch's Tale by Bette A. Stevens is available in print ($9.49) and eBook ($3.99) versions at Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Inspired by human nature, author Bette A. Stevens is a retired elementary and middle school teacher, a wife, mother of two and grandmother of five. Stevens lives in Central Maine with her husband on their 37-acre farmstead where she enjoys reading, writing, gardening, walking and reveling in the beauty of nature. She advocates for children and families, for childhood literacy and for the conservation of monarch butterflies-
Bette A. Stevens, Maine author/illustrator