From bestselling author and illustrator Eric Carle, the creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, comes another classic tale about one very lonely firefly. A perfect gift to share with the child or grandchild in your life.
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