Marta Magellan

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Up, Up and Away:
Monarch Butterflies

Written by Marta Magellan
illustrated by Mauro Magellan
Photographs by James Gersing

Monarch butterflies are the celebrities of the insect world. They’re famous for their incredible long-distance flights, but there is much more to learn about them. This book touches on many questions surrounding this popular butterfly. Are they endangered? Why are there monarch look-alikes? And most importantly, what can we do to help them thrive?

Published 2024
Sixth book in the Pollinators and Garden Helpers Series
Eifrig Publishing

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Up, Up and Away - Monarch Butterflies by Marta Magellan
Bee Catastrophy - We'll Miss They When They're Gone

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Bee Catastrophe:
We’ll Miss Them When They’re Gone

Written by Marta Magellan
illustrated by Mauro Magellan

This beautifully illustrated book touches on several causes leading to the collapse of the bee population, especially the new super-pesticides. Children will learn how connected humans are to the natural world through one little insect.

Published January 1, 2023
Fifth book in the Pollinators and Garden Helpers Series
Eifrig Publishing

Teacher’s Guide Bee Catastrophe.pdf

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I received the copy of your book, Amazing, Misunderstood Bats…[T]he photos look great in print. Your book will help a new generation of youngsters to learn all the ways bats are helpful, not scary. I look forward to sharing it! May 30, 2019
Merlin Tuttle
Founder and Executive Director, Merlin Tuttle Bat Conservation

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