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The very lonely firefly

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IL: LG - BL: 2.4 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 530L
A VERY classic from Eric Carle, creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar ! When a very lonely firefly goes out into the night searching for other fireflies, it sees a lantern, a candle, and the eyes of a dog, cat, and owl all glowing in the darkness. It even sees a surprise celebration of light. But it is not until it discovers other fireflies that it finds exactly what it's looking for--a surprise sure to bring smiles to anyone who turn the final page! Lushly illustrated with Eric Carle's trademark vibrant collage art, soothingly told with a gentle read-aloud rhythm, and complete with a surprise sure to "light up" children's faces, The Very Lonely Firefly will fast become a storytime favorite. Read it with a flashlight in the dark or under the table--and watch those fireflies glow!

Praise for The Very Lonely Firefly : "Carle's richly hued, collage-like art and gentle text will be comfortingly familiar to his numerous young devotees."-- Publishers Weekly "This is a compelling accomplishment [and a] guaranteed winner as a read-aloud or read-alone."-- School Library Journal

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Level 2.4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 530L
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Grouped Work IDaf03c298-34ce-986a-dfe6-2415a36159a2
Grouping Titlevery lonely firefly
Grouping Authorcarle eric
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2020-04-01 04:11:28AM
Last Indexed2020-04-05 04:31:24AM

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Linthicum Library - Children's Fiction
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Odenton Library - Children's Easy Readers
Severna Park Library - Children's Easy Readers
display_descriptionA lonely firefly goes out into the night searching for other fireflies. Carle's very special story is finally available in a board book format, and, just like the hardcover edition, the fireflies' lights actually light up, delighting children of all ages.
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Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:a25845BookBooksEnglish Philomel Books, [1995]1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 x 30 cm.
ils:a1047446BookBooksEnglishPaw Prints2012.32 p. 23 cm.
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Fireflies -- Fiction
Fireflies -- Juvenile fiction
Fireflies -- Stories
Toy and movable books
Toy and movable books -- Juvenile fiction
Toy and movable books -- Specimens
title_displayThe very lonely firefly
title_fullThe very lonely firefly / Eric Carle
title_shortThe very lonely firefly
Toy and movable books