Mary Bird, of Temperance, left, dressed children's librarian Kelli Strimbel, right, as a butterfly to explain the parts of the insect to children at the Dundee Branch Library in Dundee, Mich. Ms. Bird is a member of the International Butterfly Breeder Association. She raises her own butterflies and teaches children through her Bird's Butterflies presentation.
Hannah Siek, 10, of Dundee gets to touch the wing of a butterfly held by Ms. Bird. Peering at right is Sharon Herron, 10, also of Dundee.
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