Fly, Firefly
Fly, Firefly
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Fly, Firefly

Illustrated by Ramona Kaulitzki
Published by Sleeping Bear Press
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One evening at dusk a wind current carries a lone firefly out over the sea. Glancing down into the water, the insect is mesmerized by the glowing bioluminescence, mistaking it for other fireflies. Seeking company, the firefly plunges into the waves. Luckily, there are human bystanders who can lend a hand. Based on an event witnessed by nature writer and ecologist Rachel Carson (The Sea Around Us and Silent Spring) where a firefly attempts to join its “family” in the ocean, this lyrical story written in verse perfectly illustrates the wonder and delight the natural world offers those who pay close enough attention. Back matter includes science facts about fireflies and bioluminescence, as well as information about Carson’s life.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781534110335
    Publication Date
    March 1, 2020
    Page Count
    32
    Reading Age
    4 - 7 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2019036854
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    153411033X

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