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Fireflies at Midnight
Table of Contents
About The Book
A horse nibbles grass under the heat of the midday sun.
A rabbit stands still, disappearing into the grass at dusk.
As evening falls, a frog tells the world that he's the king of the pond.
During one summer day, these and other creatures tell their tales, celebrating their ordinary -- but extraordinary -- lives in verse. Young readers will be entranced by the many voices created by renowned poet Marilyn Singer. They will be encouraged to look more closely at the surprising world around them -- morning, noon, and night.
About The Illustrator
Ken Robbins specializes in photographic nonfiction books on subjects ranging from the Brooklyn Bridge to autumn leaves. His book Tools, with its trademark hand-tinted photographs was a New York Times Best Illustrated Book. His books for Atheneum include Fireflies at Midnight by Marilyn Singer, Trucks, Thunder on the Plains, and Apples. Mr. Robbins lives in East Hampton, Long Island.
- Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (April 1, 2003)
- Length: 32 pages
- ISBN13: 9780689824920
- Grades: K - 4
- Ages: 5 - 9
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Awards and Honors
- School Library Journal Best Books of the Year
Resources and Downloads
High Resolution Images
- Book Cover Image (jpg): Fireflies at Midnight Hardcover 9780689824920(1.8 MB)
- Author Photo (jpg): Marilyn Singer © Steve Aronson(0.1 MB)
Any use of an author photo must include its respective photo credit
More books from this illustrator: Ken Robbins
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