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Firefly Hollow

by Alison McGhee

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A great story about friendship with everyone, even those who do not look like yourself. Firefly and Cricket were brave and became best friends with two unlikely creatures. ( )
  lindsayeubanks | May 29, 2016 |
I thought this was a great book to read, the more and more I kept reading it. The plot was very well done introducing two characters with larger than life dreams and a miniature giant who needs some friends. The dialogue used in the text was very helpful in recognizing who was saying what because many different characters get introduced. I really believe this is a great book for young readers with a large imagination. This would easily cater to them. Overall, the main message of the book is dream big, no matter how improbable the odds are. ( )
  zwatso1 | Mar 31, 2016 |
A sweet story with gorgeous illustrations, perfect for a read-aloud to elementary-aged children. Cricket, Firefly, Vole and Peter are well-rounded characters, all with problems to overcome, aided by strong friendships. ( )
  bookwren | Sep 27, 2015 |
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For Kathi Appelt -A.M.
For my friend Brian Jacques - Airionn muid uainn thu -C.D.
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Swoop! Firefly flitted through a knothole in the hollow tree, straight out into the clearing and straight back in again.
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Because their dreams of daring adventures go against the cautious teachings of their nations, Firefly and Cricket set out on their own, find a home with kindly Vole, and together help a grieving "miniature giant" named Peter.
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Because their dreams of daring adventures go against the cautious teachings of their nations, Firefly and Cricket set out on their own, find a home with kindly Vole, and together help a grieving "miniature giant" named Peter.

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