The Definition of Tough

By Brogan

Letter from the Queen

In the holidays I got a letter from the Queen’s lady in waiting. It came from Balmoral Castle in Scotland. Here’s a photo of it.

I waited a long time to get the letter. I wrote to say happy birthday and to say my birthday was close to hers.

By Kate


1# Many Females of the Tussock family have no wings
2# The Hawk Moth is the fastest insect ever
3# Some Moth antennae are like birds feathers
4# Cecropia the moth is america biggest
5# Some moth caterpillar have such as ‘Io’ are covered in stinging hairs
6# Moths heat up their flight muscles by vibrating their wings
7# Moths are attracted to light
8# Male moths have bigger antennae than female moths
9# Hummingbird moths wings beat 70 time per second
10# Moths eat nectar
11# There are 160,000 species of moths in the world

Moths live in the bark of trees and on the bottom of leaves and plants.  Rachel has drawn a Moth in its habitat for readers to look at.

by Hannah

illustrations by Rachel