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Forest Bright, Forest Night

by Jennifer Ward

illustrated by Jamichael Henterly

Dawn Publications

  • 2009 Giverny Book Award

  • Learning Magazine Teacher’s Choice Award

  • Izaack Walton League Book of the Year

  • ABA Book Sense Children’s Pick

  • "What a wonderful treat! This two-in-one book richly describes the wonders of the forest in a sing-song rhyme." 
    - Grace Roth, ABA Book Sense


  • "This offering explores the concept that some forest animals are diurnal while others are nocturnal. The details of the lush, almost surreal, illustrations realistically convey the creatures’ appearances and activities.  strong artwork will hold children’s interest as they search for all of the hidden animals. A fun introduction to nature." - School Library Journal

  • "Forest Bright Forest Night is a beautifully illustrated book that is ideal for reading aloud will enjoy using this book to integrate literature and science for children aged 3 through 8.This book would be a good addition to a literature and science center and a motivational start to a standards-based unit."
    - National Science Teachers Association

  • "Foxes and chipmunks and bears – oh my! Open this book one way and watch the forest animals by day. Flip the book over and open it again to learn about the forest animals at night. The illustrations display no only the animal featured in the text, but also the sleeping animal at the opposite time of day." - Learning Magazine

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