Waber - A Firefly Named Torchy - Pages 26-27

Children's Literature
Waber - A Firefly Named Torchy - Pages 26-27

Item Info

Item No: clrc000029
Title: Waber - A Firefly Named Torchy - Pages 26-27
Additional Title: A Firefly Named Torchy
Material: Ink, Tempera (est). on Paper
Transcription: Bernard Waber
Media Type: Illustrations
Source: Children's Literature Research Collection

Text from book:

Flowers unfolded their petals, all over again.

Click beetles fell on their backs, all over again.

Baby birds cried to be fed, all over again.

And the earthworms scrambled for cover, all over again. 


This item was featured in the exhibition, Our Five Senses, Parkway Central Library, William B. Dietrich Gallery, May 2019-November 2019.

Provenance: Gift of Bernard Waber, 1975


Bernard Waber.  A Firefly Named Torchy.  (Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Co., 1970).

Creation Year (Single Year or Earliest Date): ca. 1969
Image Dimensions Width: 32.5 cm
Creator Name: Waber, Bernard, 1924-2013 - Artist