Publication Date: 3/31/2007
Page Count: 32
Size: 11 ̎ x 8-1/4 ̎
Age Range: 6 – 10
F&P: P, Gr 3, Genre RF
Themes: Creative Writing, Insects, Summer
“Beautifully captures the essence of a summer day and a very special night…full of the images of summer, images that will have readers experiencing and sensing the places described in the story.” ―Through the Looking Glass
Paterson Prize for Books for Young People (Winner, Pre-K – 3) ―The Poetry Center at Passiac County Community College, 2008
Illustration Annual ―Communication Arts, 2007
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Meet the Author
Patricia Thomas is the author of several picture books, including Firefly Mountain; “Stand Back,” Said the Elephant, “I’m Going to Sneeze!”; “There are Rocks in My Socks,” Said the Ox to the Fox; and The One-and-Only, Super-Duper, Golly-Whopper, Jim-Dandy, Really Handy Clock Tock Stopper. She teaches writing for children at Marywood University and at the Institute for Children’s Literature. Thomas lives in Pennsylvania.
Meet the Illustrator
Peter Sylvada has illustrated several books, including Firefly Mountain; A Symphony of Whales (which was named a 1999 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book, a NCSS/CBC Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, and a NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children); Gleam and Glow (an IRA Notable Books for a Global Society) and Welcome, Brown Bird. He lives in California.