Firefly Hollow (Bound for Schools & Libraries)
DescriptionFirefly. Cricket. Vole. Peter. Can four creatures from four very different Nations help one another find their ways in a world that can feel oh-so-big? Delve into this wise and lovely reading adventure ("Kirkus Reviews," starred review) in the tradition of "Charlotte s Web "and "The Rats of NIMH," from the author of the "New York Times "bestselling "Someday."
"Firefly Hollow" will set your heart aglow ("ALA Booklist," starred review).
Firefly doesn t merely want to fly, she wants to touch the moon. Cricket doesn t merely want to sing about baseball, he wants to catch. When these two little creatures with big dreams wander out of Firefly Hollow, refusing to listen to their elders, they find themselves face-to-face with the one creature they were always told to stay away from a giant.
But Peter is a Miniature Giant. They ve always been told that a Miniature Giant is nothing but a Future Giant, but this one just isn t quite as big or as scary as the other Giants. Peter has a dream of his own, as well as memories to escape. He is overwhelmed with sadness, and a summer with his new unlikely friends Firefly and Cricket might be just what he needs. Can these friends dreams help them overcome the past?
"Firefly Hollow "is nothing short of enchanting, reminding us all that the very best friend is the one who encourages you to achieve your dreams. Full-color tip-in illustrations and dozens of black-and-white drawings provide added glow."
August 16, 2016
6.0 X 1.0 X 7.6 inches | 1.3 pounds
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About the Author
Alison McGhee is the New York Times bestselling author of Someday, as well as Dear Sister, Maybe a Fox with Kathi Appelt, Firefly Hollow, Little Boy, So Many Days, Star Bright, A Very Brave Witch, and the Bink and Gollie books. Her other children's books include All Rivers Flow to the Sea, Countdown to Kindergarten, and Snap!. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Laguna Beach, California. You can visit her at AlisonMcGhee.com.
Christopher Denise is an award winning children's book illustrator and visual development artist. His books have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list and have been recognized by Bank Street College of Education, Parents' Choice Foundation, and the Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition. Christopher Denise lives with his family in Rhode Island.