Glow: Animals with Their Own Night-Lights by W.  H. BeckGlow: Animals with Their Own Night-Lights by W.  H. Beck

Glow: Animals with Their Own Night-Lights

byW. H. Beck

Hardcover | December 16, 2015

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Why be afraid of the dark when there is so much to see? Whether it's used to hunt, hide, find a friend, or escape an enemy, bioluminescence-the ability to glow-is a unique adaptation in nature. In this fun and fascinating nonfiction picture book, join world-renowned photographers and biologists on their close encounters with the curious creatures that make their own light. Author's note and bibliography included.
W. H. Beck is both an author of children's books and a librarian. She grew up in Wisconsin and read all the time-walking home from school, while brushing her teeth, under the table at dinnertime, and under the covers at night. She is the author of Malcolm at Midnight and Malcolm Under the Stars . She still lives and reads i...
Title:Glow: Animals with Their Own Night-LightsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.43 inPublished:December 16, 2015Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:054441666X

ISBN - 13:9780544416666


Editorial Reviews

Raleigh News & Observer Best of 2016 Too often the more dazzling nature photographs are reserved for readers in middle grades and above.With this dual layered text, Beck invites very young listeners to enjoy the stunning view as they learn the rudiments of bioluminescence." - Bulletin "A great book that will capture-and hold-readers' attention." - School Library Journal "Set against black backdrops, the photographs are often hauntingly beautiful, and closing pages note the creatures' habitats, actual size, and binomial nomenclature." - Publishers Weekly "This eye-catching introduction to a science mystery will surely make its audience want to know more." - Kirkus "? photographs of the various glowing creatures are suspended on a black background, creating a stark, eerie effect that will entrance readers as much as the content itself." - Booklist "