“'Crawling at your feet,' said the Gnat (Alice drew her feet back in some alarm), 'you may observe a Bread-and-Butterfly. Its wings are thin slices of Bread-and-butter, its body is a crust, and its head is a lump of sugar.'”
|❖ General Information ❖|
|❖ Behind The Scenes ❖|
|First appearance||Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There|
The Bread-and-Butterfly is an insect from Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. It appears in Chapter 3 of the book.
Its name and form is a pun on bread and butter. Its wings are thin slices of bread-and-butter with a crust as its body and a lump of sugar as its head. It lives on weak tea with cream in it.
In the 1951 Disney movie, it is a butterfly with wings of bread with butter spread on it.
|❖ Through The Looking-Glass Characters ❖|
Alice ❖ The Mad Hatter ❖ The Red Queen ❖ The Red King ❖ The Red Knight ❖ The White Queen ❖ The White King ❖ The White Knight ❖ The March Hare ❖ The Sheep ❖ Humpty Dumpty ❖ Tweedledum and Tweedledee ❖ The Lion and the Unicorn ❖ The Bandersnatch ❖ Jubjub Bird ❖ The Jabberwocky ❖ Kitty ❖ The Flowers ❖ The Aged Man ❖ Lily ❖ The Monstrous Crow ❖ The White Horse ❖ The Bread-and-Butterfly ❖ The Rocking-Horse-Fly ❖ Snap-Dragonfly ❖ The Gnat