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Top 10 Books by Eric Carle

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Very Lonely Firefly book cover

The Very Lonely Firefly


While searching for companionship on a dark night, a lonely firefly encounters many different types of lights before he finally finds a group of fireflies. Children are treated to a surprise when they turn to the last page of the book: a flashing group of fireflies.

Activity: Fun with Insects. Children will have fun learning about insects and their scientific names in this matching printable.

Next: The Very Busy Spider

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