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Words by Holly Thompson 

Pictures by Jen Betton

Published by Clarion

As day slips softly into night, sharp eyes catch glimpses of the special creatures who thrive at dusk. Melodic text captures the richenss of the animal life that emerges in the low light. A picture book that will inspire budding naturalists and anyone who has ever chased a firefly in the twilight.

Named a 2019 Notable Poetry Book by the National Council of Teacher of English (NCTE)!

"A lovely, lyrical visual and verbal exploration of the wonders of twilight."



"The title suits the book well, as the words have a chant-like quality, and in the artwork, the sky gradually dims from radiant rose and gold hues to deepening shades of purple at nightfall... A lovely science picture book."

– Booklist


"A visually and poetically beautiful title that sneaks in some animal facts as well. Perfect for storytime or individual sharing. A must-have for most libraries."

– School Library Journal


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