Butterfly Park

Butterfly Park Review

When a little girl moves to a new town, she finds a place called Butterfly Park. But when she opens the gate, there are no butterflies.
Determined to lure the butterflies in, the girl inspires her entire town to help her. And with their combined efforts, soon the butterflies—and the girl—feel right at home.
Elly MacKay's luminous paper-cut illustrations and enchanting story encourage community, friendship, and wonderment in the beauty of everyday life.
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Title:Butterfly Park

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  • Plethora

    I found this book mesmerizing for the imagery, which I enjoyed knowing simply that it was "paper-cut" as described on the book flap. However, that is truly understated, it is so much more. While child...

  • Tin Cheung

    No words can describe how beautifully done this book is because each page is photographs of paper cut-outs that are layered on amazingly painted backdrops. The story is wonderful too. Moving to a new ...

  • KC

    Delightful story of a young girl who unfortunately has to move from the country to the city. She is sad to leave all the nature, trees, and wildlife but she finds herself living next to a butterfly ga...

  • Megan

    I absolutely loved the illustrations...so unique!!...

  • Jillian Heise

    Charming story and illustration style. The cut paper and diorama background adds a unique look that enchants as the story comes together for a little girl who moves from the country to the city and mi...

  • Ricki

    Let me count the ways I love this book. Illustrators are getting more and more creative with their craft. Drawings and paintings are old news it seems. I absolutely adored the paper cut outs, which in...

  • Laura Harrison

    Captivating, gorgeous picture book. It is a sweet story with the best cut out illustrations I have ever seen. This is the author/illustrator's best work to date. I think each intricate and lovely page...

  • Lauren White

    Gorgeous book. Extremely unique illustrations. Good for grades k-4...

  • Kristina Jean Lareau

    Beautiful paper cuts and simply sweet story....

  • Debra Schoenberger

    So beautiful it gave me goosebumps!...