Among a Thousand Fireflies (Hardcover)

By Helen Frost, Rick Lieder (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763676421, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 8, 2016

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Description

How can a firefly find the one, among so many? Exquisite photographs and poetic text evoke a sense of mystery and magic.

On a summer evening, just as the stars blink on, a firefly lands on a flower. Lights start to flash all around her -- first one, then three, seven. Hundreds. Thousands. How will she find just one flash among them? And will he see her flash in return? In evocative photographs and lyrical language, Rick Lieder and Helen Frost, creators of the critically acclaimed Step Gently Out and Sweep Up the Sun, offer a true story of how two fireflies come together after finding each other's light among thousands of others.


About the Author

Helen Frost is the author of Step Gently Out and Sweep Up the Sun, as well as several other award-winning books for children and young adults. She lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Rick Lieder is a photographer, painter, and illustrator and is the photographer for Step Gently Out and Sweep Up the Sun. He lives in Michigan.
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