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  • Published: 22 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141357430
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 28
  • RRP: $24.00

The Very Lonely Firefly



A light-up surprise for the youngest child from Eric Carle, creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar

As the sun sets a little firefly is born. The very lonely firefly sets off into the darkening sky, flashing its light as it searches for other fireflies. It sees many lights - including a light bulb, headlights, the reflecting eyes of a dog, cat and owl and finally some fireworks glittering and shimmering - until at last it finds the firefly friends it was looking for. Now the firefly isn't lonely any more. The joyful conclusion of Eric Carle's delightful story is brought vividly to life with tiny flashing lights on the final page to delight young children.

  • Published: 22 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141357430
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 28
  • RRP: $24.00

About the author

Eric Carle

Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of books for very young children including his most well-known title The Very Hungry Caterpillar. With his late wife, Barbara, Eric Carle co-founded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Massachusetts in 2002.

Eric Carle passed away in 2021, at the age of 91.

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