The very lonely firefly

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New York : Philomel Books, 1999.
Physical Desc:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 13 x 19 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
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!
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1st board book ed.
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Level 2.4, 0.5 Points
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AD: Adult Directed
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General Note
A battery inserted in back cover provides the fireflies' light.
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Cover title.
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On board pages.
A lonely firefly goes out into the night searching for other fireflies.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Carle, E. (1999). The very lonely firefly. 1st board book ed. New York: Philomel Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Carle, Eric. 1999. The Very Lonely Firefly. New York: Philomel Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Carle, Eric, The Very Lonely Firefly. New York: Philomel Books, 1999.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Carle, Eric. The Very Lonely Firefly. 1st board book ed. New York: Philomel Books, 1999. Print.

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