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Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618563135
Author:
Sidman, Joyce
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator:
Krommes, Beth
Author:
Krommes, Beth
Author:
th Krommes
Author:
be
Author:
Beck, W. H.
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry - General
Subject:
Children's poetry, American
Subject:
Meadows
Subject:
Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Eco Logy
Subject:
Poetry : General
Subject:
Children's poetry
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
bioluminescecne;glow;evolution;nature;light and dark;Claire Nouvian;W.H. Beck. M
Subject:
natural world;oceanography;deep-sea;non-fiction;night lights
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Publication Date:
September 2006
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Grade Level:
from 3 to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full-color photographs
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11 x 9 in 1 lb
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
09-11

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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.
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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.
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