Flash and Gleam: Light in Our World

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$19.99  $18.59
Millbrook Press (Tm)
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9.8 X 9.9 X 0.6 inches | 0.88 pounds

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About the Author

Sue Fliess is the author of over forty children's books including Flash and Gleam: Light in Our World, Goldilocks and the Three Engineers, Sadie Sprocket Builds a Rocket, Beatrice Bly's Rules for Spies series and more. Her background is in copywriting, public relations, art, and marketing, and her essays have appeared in O the Oprah Magazine, Huffington Post, Writer's Digest, and more. Her picture books have received honors from the Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators, have been used in school curricula, museum educational programs, and have even been translated into multiple languages. Sue lives with her family and two Labrador Retrievers in Northern Virginia. Visit her at www.suefliess.com.
Khoa Le is based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and the author and illustrator of numerous picture books, including Say My Name by Joanna Ho. Her work can be described as whimsical and dreamy with a bit of fantasy. She is the winner of the Grand Prize Samsung KidsTime Authors Award (Singapore) and the second runner-up for the Scholastic Picture Book Award (Singapore). Visit her at khoaleartwork.com.


"[M]ultiple STEAM applications, from poetry and creative writing to introductions to energy and light to how the sun affects human life, and doubles as a great read-aloud or a starry bedtime story."--starred, Booklist

-- (3/15/2020 12:00:00 AM)

"An illuminating choice for STEAM storytimes."--School Library Journal

-- (2/15/2020 12:00:00 AM)

"Over the course of a day, an inclusive array of children move with their families through activities and celebrations that incorporate light."--Publishers Weekly

-- (1/13/2020 12:00:00 AM)

"[S]uccessfully depicts both scientific and cultural experiences in impressive variety and connections. A ray of light, both illuminating and beautiful."--Kirkus Reviews

-- (11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM)