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Why be afraid of the dark when there is so much to see? Whether it’s used to hunt, hide, find a friend, or escape an enemy, bioluminescence—the ability to glow—is a unique adaptation in nature. In this fun and fascinating nonfiction picture book, join world-renowned photographers and biologists on their close encounters with the curious creatures that make their own light. Author’s note and bibliography included.
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About the Author
W. H. Beck is both an author of children's books and a librarian. She grew up in Wisconsin and read all the time—walking home from school, while brushing her teeth, under the table at dinnertime, and under the covers at night. She is the author of Malcolm at Midnight and Malcolm Under the Stars. She still lives and reads in Wisconsin and shares a home and books with her husband, two sons, and a big black dog. Visit her website at www.whbeck.com.