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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Holt Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 978162779222632 Pages, Ages 4-7
Barnes & Noble
Here is a magical bedtime story, sure to inspire readers with its message of friendship and kindness.
Nina is afraid of the dark. Luckily she has a nightlight, but one night the power goes out. What can Nina do to keep the shadows from creeping in? She catches a firefly to keep her company. But soon it’s clear that what works for Nina is not good for her new friend, and so Nina has to make a decision.
This is a story that celebrates the joy of doing the right thing—even when it’s not easy to do—with stunning black-and-white illustrations and fireflies represented by glowing spots of color—perfect to capture the effect of this heartwarming fantasy for the youngest child.