Houdini's mother left him when he was just tiny egg. Before she left, she whispered a blessing, "You will do amazing and magical things, Houdini."
As Houdini grew, he found himself in a classroom with an enthusiastic audience of kids, so naturally, he began to perform. And, yes, he did do amazing and magical things. Can you guess what they were?
Houdini the Amazing Caterpillar will make science come alive in your classroom, too. You will never forget the magical things he does ... not the least of them is to tell you his story in this delightful picture book!
you order our Kids Wings Serendipity Collection,
you will receive a spiral-bound book with CD, for
63 terrific books including the 14-pages of activities for Houdini
The Amazing Caterpillar.
Internet Extensions for Houdini, The Amazing Caterpillar
Picture Books About Caterpillars and Butterflies
Clara Caterpillar by Pamala Duncan Edwards (When Clara's mother said goodbye to the egg that was Clara, she wished for Clara to be contented and courageous. This is the story of how Clara became both.) Available in a four-unit collection about bullying.
Insectlopedia by Douglas Florian (poetry)
Bob and Otto by Robert and Nick Bruell
Tadpole's Promise by Jeanne Willis
Mulberry by Linda Sue Park (Silk Worm Science Project) A Read-Aloud
Kids' Wings Activities Include:
Background Music: The National Emblem March
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2010, Suzy Red, Lockhart, Texas