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Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadowby Joyce Sidman
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Why be afraid of the dark when there is so much to see? Whether itandrsquo;s used to hunt, hide, find a friend, or escape an enemy, bioluminescenceandmdash;the ability to glowandmdash;is a unique adaptation in nature. In this fun and fascinating nonfiction picture book, join world-renowned photographers and biologists on their close encounters with the curious creatures that make their own light. Authorandrsquo;s note and bibliography included.
Discover the hidden world of the meadow in this unique combination of poetry riddles and science wisdom. Beginning with the rising sun and ending with twilight, this book takes us on a tour through the fields, encouraging us to watch for a nest of rabbits, a foamy spittlebug, a leaping grasshopper, bright milkweed, a quick fox, and a cruising hawk.
Why be afraid of the dark when there is so much to see? W.H. Beck brings the glowing world of bioluminescence to light in this young non-fiction picture book illustrated with stunning photographs.
About the Author
Beth Krommes is the illustrator of several award-winning books, including The Lamp, the Ice, and a Boat Called Fish and Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow, and the Caldecott winning The House in the Night. She lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire, with her family.
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