Exploring the Life Cycle
Shirley Raines Curt Hart
Flowerpot Childrens Press
Explore the wonderful world of butterflies such as monarchs, tiger swallows, and more! Amazing facts accompany lyrical poetry and vivid photography to encourage children to engage in a multi-disciplined learning experience. Featuring extension activities in the back pages, this book provides content for STEAM learning while offering both textual and visual appeal.
Shirley C. Raines is a former classroom teacher, Head Start director, and childcare center director, holding a doctorate in education from University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she also earned her Master of Science degree. She was president of the University of Memphis and the first woman to hold that position.
Curt Hart has been a professional photographer for over 40 years. He has photographed all over Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky, Arizona, Colorado, and extensively along the Mississippi and Texas Gulf. As an instructor at the University of Memphis, Curt has a fondness for Strawberry Plains with its unique surroundings full of birds and butterflies. While he has been a sportscaster much of his career, Curt now enjoys being behind the camera lens documenting nature.