Caitie the Caterpillar is on a journey far from home to find milkweed. Along the way she is tormented by an insect-eating bird named, Swift Sparrow. Caitie does everything in her power to avoid being captured. Will her frustration and exhaustion result in her demise? Will the unexpected encouragement from Alexander the Ant bring forth new courage and allow her time to transform? Or will she falter and be captured?
Journey along into the creative world of children’s author, Jennifer Gladen, through Caitie’s rollercoaster adventure of friendship and renewal. And take time to discover what perseverance can result in.
Thank you for your time and interest
Donna M. McDine
Multi Award-winning Children's Author
Ignite curiosity in your child through reading!
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