Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow

by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Beth Krommes
Houghton Mifflin, 2006, ISBN-13: 978-0618563135, $16 hardcover, 48pp.

A collection of poetry riddles and science wisdom on the flora and fauna of meadows. “an elegantly conceived, beautifully integrated volume” - The Horn Book Magazine, starred review.
Grades K-5. 


  • Starred review: The Horn Book Magazine
  • Starred review: Kirkus Reviews
  • Starred review: School Library Journal
  • ALA Notable Book
  • Best of the Best Books of 2006 of the Chicago Public Library
  • ASPCA Henry Bergh Award for Illustration
  • Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Books of 2006
  • The Original Art 2007 Exhibition of the Society of Illustrators
  • The Bologna 2008 Children's Book Fair Illustrator's Exhibition
  • National Science Teachers Assoc. Outstanding Science Trade Book