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Firefly Galaxy

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Hardcover

ISBN: 9798888590720

$17.99
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ISBN: 9798888590737

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Written by Sarah Nelson
Illustrated by Estrellita Caracol

Sofia and her siblings can hardly wait for nightfall – Sofia hopes to fill a jar with fireflies! When at last Mars flickers, and the owl begins to hoot, Sofia and her family venture into a dazzling summer night where firefly light is like a glittering galaxy. Lyrical text and gorgeous collage artwork are supplemented by informative endmatter on finding fireflies and protecting their habitats.


Key Selling Points:
  • OUTDOOR FUN: Appeals to children’s interest in camping, night creatures, insects and nature.
  • SUSTAINABILITY AND STEAM: Highlights the place of humans within the delicate balance of the natural world.
  • SEL: Teaches how to gently and respectfully interact with wildlife.
  • LYRICAL TEXT: A beautiful, lyrical family bedtime story with classic feel for summer nights.
  • COLLAGE ILLUSTRATION: Features rich, hand-created paper collage artwork by award-winning Argentinean illustrator Estrellita Caracol (Scrap Metal Swan).
  • ENDMATTER: Includes notes on finding fireflies and protecting their habitats.

More Details

  • Product Dimensions: 10.00 x 9.75 in
  • Page Count: 32 pages
  • Age Range: Ages 3-8 years
  • Leveling: N
  • Grade Level: 3

Awards & Accolades

“Diego, Lili, Chico the dog, Papa and Mama, and the young narrator, Sofia, are eager to view fireflies . . . Glowing illustrations enliven this tale of nature’s delights” – Kirkus Reviews

About the Contributors

Written by - Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson loves summer nights and firefly light. Her lyrical picture books are often inspired by nature and wonder. Sarah’s titles include Follow the Flyway: The Marvel of Bird Migration and the I Like the Weather series, both published by Barefoot Books. She lives with her husband in Minnesota, USA where she teaches English and writing to adult immigrants.
Illustrated by - Estrellita Caracol
When Estrellita Caracol was a child, she loved stars, books and cutting out shapes from paper . . . and none of that has changed! She studied graphic design until she realized that what she liked the most was telling stories through her art. Estrellita lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with her son and three cuddly cats. She loves to travel and make collages with artists young and old wherever she goes.

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