The Very Lonely Firefly - by Eric Carle (Hardcover)
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About the BookIt began 25 years ago with The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Now, the excitement continues with the fourth book in Carle's "Very" series featuring the biggest, brightest surprise ever! The Very Lonely Firefly is about belonging. We all want to belong to a group, a family, our own fellow creatures. Full color.
Book SynopsisFrom 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
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
About the AuthorEric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has been translated into 70 languages and sold over 55 million copies. Carle illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 170 million copies of his books have sold around the world. In 2003, Carle received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award (now called the Children's Literature Legacy Award) for lifetime achievement in children's literature. In 2002, Eric and his wife, Barbara, cofounded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art (www.carlemuseum.org) in Amherst, Massachusetts, a 40,000-square-foot space dedicated to the celebration of picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world, underscoring the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of picture books and their art form. Eric Carle passed away in May 2021 at the age of 91. His work remains an important influence on artists and illustrators at work today. www.eric-carle.com
Dimensions (Overall): 8.58 Inches (H) x 11.8 Inches (W) x .85 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.56 Pounds
Suggested Age: 2-5 Years
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Number of Pages: 32
Publisher: World of Eric Carle
Theme: Insects, Spiders, etc.
Author: Eric Carle
Street Date: June 1, 1995
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-6647
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.85 inches length x 11.8 inches width x 8.58 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.56 pounds
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