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Where Do Butterflies Go At Night?

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"Magical", "evocative" and a "masterclass in children's writing and illustrating" are just a few ways this stunning picture book has been described. And yes, you should believe the hype. 

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Recommended ages: for 0 - 6yrs old

Author: Jeanne Balsam

Illustrator: Stella Mongodi

What is this picture book about? 

Inspired by the author's own observations of the butterflies just outside her window, comes a story of a child's enchantment with the small cabbage white. They dance by the dozens among the flowers, slowly disappearing when shadows grow long. 

As sleep calls, our little one wonders, "Where do butterflies go at night?"

Praise for Where Do Butterflies Go At Night?

"This book shows you that no matter where you live, no matter who you are, there is magic everywhere." Teeny Tiny Readers

"The colours, the characters, the words. This book is so dreamy." Bambi Bookworms

An excerpt from the story

As crowds tumbled over mid-morning skies, 

I spotted a crowd of small white butterflies. 


I watched them sip nectar from thousands of flowers 

And waltz 'round the branches in sun-sparkled hours. 


They danced until dusk, shadows silently grew, 

As flutter by flutter, they faded from view. 

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