Fireflies in the Night

by Judy Hawes

On Sale: 09/01/1991

Fireflies in the Night

by Judy Hawes

illustrated by Ellen Alexander

On Sale: 09/01/1991

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About the Book

Read and find out about fireflies in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

A warm and approachable introduction to the magical firefly. As a 5-star review puts it: "The best book around about fireflies. Wonderful story and lovely illustrations, a real keeper!"

"Clearly written text [tells of a young girl who] learns some interesting facts about fireflies from her grandfather. Alexander uses richly hued pastels for her illustrations of the young girl, her grandparents' farm, and the creatures of a summer night." (School Library Journal)

This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It's a Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores introductory concepts perfect for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:

  • hands-on and visual
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Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs:

  • Entertain and educate at the same time
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  • Developmentally appropriate for emerging readers
  • Focused; answering questions instead of using survey approach
  • Employ engaging picture book quality illustrations
  • Use simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skills
  • Feature hands-on activities to engage young scientists
  • Meet national science education standards
  • Written/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the field
  • Over 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests

Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780064451017
  • ISBN 10: 0064451011
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 09/01/1991
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price:7.25 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / How Things Work-Are Made
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Insects, Spiders, etc.

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