Flicker Flash by Joan Bransfield Graham

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Light can be dynamic, exciting, dramatic, comforting, fascinating, and welcoming. Turn on the light and open this book to see and feel the energy, emotion, and surprise of light in its many forms! Flicker Flash is a poetic exploration of a mutable yet omnipresent part of the world around us. From the flicker of birthday candles to a flash of lightning, from the bold bright sun to the calm full moon, from the steady beams that pulse from a lighthouse to the glow of a lamp that illuminates the pages of a book lovingly held by a child, all forms of light are given shape in this remarkable collection of poetry. Young readers' eyes will be opened to an amazing new way of perceiving poetry in everyday life.

Additional awards:

Top Ten Children's Books of 1999, Dr. Peggy Sharp Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Award Nominee, Kansas Florida Children's Book Award 2001 Nominee Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award 2002 Nominee Judy Freeman's 40 Favorite Poetry Books for Children, Reading is Fundamental (RIF) California Collection 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
 

About Joan Bransfield Graham

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No Bio Nancy Davis is an award-winning illustrator and graphic designer whose work can be seen on greeting cards and learning tools for children. She is also the illustrator of Flicker Flash (Houghton Mifflin) and A Garden of Opposites (Schwartz &Wade), which she also wrote. Nancy lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.
 
Published October 25, 1999 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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