A monarch born in the fall has two major challenges! In addition to metamorphosis, these butterflies fly 4,000 miles on a two-way migration trek! The Life Cycle of a Butterfly explains butterfly metamorphosis and migration in simple terms. The text is beautifully illustrated with photographs and art, making this book a joy to read. Topics include: a) where butterflies lay their eggs; the eating machine caterpillar; b) the transformation from pupa to chrysalis to butterfly; monarch migration; c) butterfly facts and activity suggestions; and d) how to protect butterflies.