Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian

Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian

By: Margarita Engle
Published by: Henry Holt & Company
Publication Date: 2010
List: Picture Book Biographies of People who Lived During 1650-1800

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In the Middle Ages, people believed that insects were evil, born from mud in a process called spontaneous generation.  Maria Merian was only a child, but she disagreed.  She studied caterp...

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