Seniorita Mariposa by Ben Gundersheimer; Butterfly

Señorita Mariposa

By Ben Gundersheimer '89

This is a captivating and child-friendly look at the extraordinary journey that monarch butterflies take each year from Canada to Mexico, with text in both English and Spanish.

Rhyming text and lively illustrations showcase the epic trip taken by the monarch butterflies. At the end of each summer, these international travelers leave Canada to fly south to Mexico for the winter—and now readers can come along for the ride! Over mountains capped with snow, to the deserts down below. Children will be delighted to share in the fascinating journey of the monarchs and be introduced to the people and places they pass before they finally arrive in the forests that their ancestors called home.