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Oscar the (Almost) Butterfly

Oscar the (Almost) Butterfly

by Peter Elwell

When Oscar the caterpillar discovers that he will one day become a butterfly, he's overjoyed. And his friend Edna the bookworm encourages his hopes of flying to Mexico with the other Monarch butterflies. To prepare, Oscar learns Spanish and dreams of flying through the purple Sierra Madre Mountains.

But when Oscar emerges from his cocoon with stubby little wings, a craving for the taste of designer sweaters, and the urge to take a spin around the bathroom lightbulb, his dreams are dashed. There will be no trip to Mexico for Oscar — or will there?

Yes there will! How Oscar ignores the limitations of being a moth and learns how to dream like a butterfly is inspirational, liberating, and hilariously funny.

4, 5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 2
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
Comedy and Humor

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