Flash and Gleam
Light in Our World
The soft glow of a candle, the blink of a firefly, a burst of fireworks—light is everywhere in our world! Rhyming text and luminous illustrations follow four children as they experience many different forms of light.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Expository Literature|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
“[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
“Over the course of a day, an inclusive array of children move with their families through activities and celebrations that incorporate light.”—Publishers Weekly
“[S]uccessfully depicts both scientific and cultural experiences in impressive variety and connections. A ray of light, both illuminating and beautiful.”—Kirkus Reviews
Author: Sue Fliess
Sue Fliess is the award-winning, bestselling author of Robots, Robots Everywhere!, How to Trap a Leprechaun, Mary Had a Little Lab, Ninja Camp, Mrs. Claus Takes the Reins, and dozens more. Although she loves big thunderstorms with lightning, her very favorite kind of light is an ocean sunset. Sue lives with her family in Northern Virginia. www.suefliess.com
Illustrator: Khoa Le
Khoa Le has illustrated picture books published in a number of different countries. She is also an author, a graphic designer, and a painter. Khoa has a passion for travel, an eagerness to learn about different cultures, and a desire to discover the beauty of the world. Her inner moth makes her attracted to any source of light, but her dream is to one day see the northern lights. She lives in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, with her five cats.