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Firefly Mountain
By Peter Sylvada (illustrator) and Patricia Thomas
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Publisher Peachtree Pub Ltd
Publication date March 31, 2007
Binding Hardcover
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9781561453603
ISBN-10 1561453609
Dimensions 0.50 by 11.25 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.88 lbs.
Original list price $16.95
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Summary
A young girl wrestles with anticipation and impatience as she waits through a long, hot afternoon for evening--and the fireflies--to arrive, in a story marked by stunning illustrations, a lyrical text, and a deep and thoughtful connection to the natural world.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The narrator recalls a remarkable moment from a previous summerhow she waited patiently through a long, hot afternoon for night to fall so she and her family could make a nocturnal journey to the top of a hill to see an amazing sighta multitude of blinking, winking, twinkling fireflies lighting up a nearby mountain. Readers will be able to hear the whistles of the bobwhites and smell the sweet-dry clover hay in Thomass richly detailed prose. Illustrator Peter Sylvadas stunning illustrations beautifully capture the wondrous tone of the story and the expectant childs sense of awe as she looks at the fireflies dance among the stars up on top of Firefly Mountain.

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9781561453603 | details & prices | 11.25 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.88 lbs | List price $16.95
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