The Fireflies Book: Fun Facts about the Fireflies You Loved as a Kid

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Fireflies: Summertime Magic!

Watching fireflies is a summertime tradition. Bring back those childhood memories as you learn more about these delightful insects.

  • Fun facts about fireflies, such as the different flashing patterns for various species
  • Simple projects so you can share your firefly fascination with the next generation.
  • Engaging text that explains the science behind fireflies, including how they light up

    Table of Contents:

    Frequently Asked Questions about Fireflies


    Memories of Fireflies: My First Firefly Sighting

    The Basics

    Memories of Fireflies: A Summertime Tradition

    Common Fireflies

    Memories of Fireflies: A Joy for All Ages

    Watching Fireflies

    Memories of Fireflies: Nature, Up Close

    Fun Firefly Projects

    Recommended Resources



    About the Author

    Brett Ortler is an editor at Adventure Publications. While at Adventure, he has edited dozens of books, including many field guides and nature-themed books. His own work appears widely, including in Salon, Good Men Project, The Nervous Breakdown, Living Ready and in a number of other venues in print and online. He lives in the Twin Cities with his wife and their young children.

    Adventure Publications

    Pub Date: April 9, 2014

    0.3" H x 6.8" L x 5.0" W

    104 pages