World of Butterflies – A Notebook Companion™ for A Butterfly Is Patient


Butterflies are some of the world’s most beautiful insects. They also have incredible life cycles that are fascinating to learn about. Help your kids learn about dozens of butterflies and caterpillars with World of Butterflies.

World of Butterflies is a Notebook Companion™ to A Butterfly Is Patient by Dianna Hutts Aston, sold separately.

For grades K-3 | 45 black & white pages

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*Digital Product - purchase one per household only.

World of Butterflies - A Notebook Companion™ for A Butterfly is Patient


The world is full of the winged wonders we call butterflies. Your kids can meet the big and the small butterflies that add their colors to our lives with this ready-to-use Notebook Companion™. There is no prep-work to worry about. Just grab a copy of A Butterfly Is Patient (sold separately) and World of Butterflies and work at the pace that is right for you.

A Butterfly Is Patient is a beautiful book full of life-like illustrations of dozens of butterflies in both their caterpillar forms and adult forms. Your students will have fun drawing, sketching, and labeling illustrations of the many butterflies they learn about. They’ll also learn about the life cycle of a butterfly, how butterflies help pollinate flowers, how butterflies taste and sense, and much more.

What’s Included

Students will practice written narration as they answer our open-ended questions about what they are learning. They will use the book to draw and color butterflies, caterpillars, life cycles, and a chrysalis. Bonus coloring pages are also included!

Exploring the lives of butterflies during your nature study will be easy and enjoyable with World of Butterflies and A Butterfly Is Patient.

Students will learn about and draw caterpillars and butterflies such as the:

  • American Copper
  • Anna Eighty-Eight
  • Blue Morpho
  • Common Birdwing
  • Common Bluebottle
  • Common Buckeye
  • Common Posy
  • Diana Fritillary
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • Elbowed Pierrot
  • Great Purple Hairstreak
  • Green Baron
  • Hieroglyphic Flat
  • Lime
  • Malay Lacewing
  • Monarch
  • Moonlight Jewel
  • Mourning Cloak
  • Orange Oakleaf
  • Owl
  • Painted Jezebel
  • Peacock
  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing
  • Rice Paper
  • Ruddy Daggerwing
  • Spotted Fritillary
  • Tailed Jay
  • Zebra Longwing
  • Zebra Swallowtail
  • and more!

A Butterfly is Patient by Dianna Hutts Aston

We truly love the way the beauty of nature is displayed throughout the award-winning series Family Treasure Nature Encyclopedias. Written by Dianna Hutts Aston and illustrated by Sylvia Long, your children in grades K-3 will surely delight in this gentle introduction to nature study. Students will learn about dozens of butterflies from the tiny Arian Small Blue to the grand Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing.

A Butterfly Is Patient
A Butterfly Is Patient, ©2011 Dianna Hutts Aston, illustrations by Sylvia Long

Used with permission of Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco. Visit

A Butterfly Is Patient is a required book for our Notebook Companion™ and is sold separately. A Butterfly Is Patient is available at the publisher’s website or anywhere books are sold.

Beginner’s Notebook Companion™

This beginner’s notebook is a great way to introduce kids to the idea and practice of notebooking, and you can customize it as much as you wish. It’s completely flexible, allowing for use with very young children through middle elementary grades.

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