The Painted Lady Butterfly

Image by Beverly Buckley from Pixabay Hello Nature Lovers! Today’s featured butterfly from my Butterfly picture book is the Painted Lady. Indeed, this butterfly presents bold, bright colors. I invite you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the video below about the Painted Lady. Venture out in your world, look for the Painted Lady and…

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The Zebra Longwing Butterfly

Image by skeeze from Pixabay Hello Fellow Nature Lovers! Continuing with this series of featured butterflies from my Butterfly children’s picture book, the featured butterfly for today is the Zebra Longwing. As you can see, it’s black and white color markings are reminiscent of the zebra. Enjoy the video below that showcases this beautiful butterfly….

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The Monarch Butterfly

Image by SIP Vienna from Pixabay There are a total of 11 different butterflies presented in my Butterfly Picture book. Last week I introduced the featured butterfly, the Blue Morpho. Today, the focus is on the Monarch. Enjoy the video below about this amazing butterfly. Truly, these flying flowers are beautiful! Thanks for tuning in…

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Nature’s Pages Presents: The Making of the Butterfly Picture Book – Part 2

Today, I will share with you some of my illustrator notes, as well as various illustrator sketches. In addition, the original and current Butterfly Picture Book covers will be presented. Finally, I’ll leave you with the Butterfly Poem, and my future plans for the book. Butterfly Picture Book Detailed Illustrator Notes All scenes take place…

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Picture Book Reading-The Natural World: Part 2

Every child deserves good books, from the Womb and Beyond. Imagine the warmth and security of the womb, which houses the developing child. Introduce the waiting being to familiar voices which provide auditory stimulation through oral reading of nature-themed picture books. Using the acronym “WOMB”, let’s talk about ways to support development through picture book…

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