Kelly roams the outskirts of forest with her friends while they attempt to collect various bugs for a science assignment. Soon, a particularly rare butterfly catches her eye and she wanders into the woods in hot pursuit until it suddenly disappears. When Kelly turns back, she realizes she is completely turned around with idea how to get back to her friends. Armed with only a mason jar, a butterfly net, and a small lunch, Kelly is forced to contend with the wilderness and many of the dangers therein.
Thomas Kingsley Troupe has written more than thirty children's books. His book Legend of the Werewolf (Picture Window Books, 2011) received a bronze medal for the Moonbeam Children's Book Award. Thomas lives in Woodbury, Minnesota with his wife and two young boys. Kirbi Fagan is a vintage-inspired artist living in the Detroit, Michigan, area. She is an award-winning illustrator who specializes in creating art for young reaers. Her work is known for magical themes, vintage textures, bright colors, and powerful characterization. She received her bachelor's degree in illustration from Kendall College of Art and Design. Kirbi lives by two words: Spread joy. She is known to say, I'm in it with my whole heart. When not illustrating, Kirbi enjoys writing stories, spending time with her family, and rollerblading with her dog, Sophie.