Amazon cover image
Image from Amazon.com
Image from Google Jackets
Image from OpenLibrary

Alight : a story of fire and nature / Sam Lloyd ; illustrated by Samantha Metcalfe.

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: Clayton South, VIC : CSIRO Publishing, 2023. 2023Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 26 cmContent type:
  • still image
ISBN:
  • 9781486315444
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • Fire safety education - children
Online Resources: Link to Teacher Notes on CSIRO webpage | NSW RFS Staff link to ebook
List(s) this item appears in: Our library's favourite children's books | eBook Collection
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title.
Star ratings
    Average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)

For primary school children.

An ebook version s also available for NSW RFS Members (staff and volunteers). Please contact the library for the link and logon details.

Fire is a natural part of the Australian bush. This is a story about that relationship - fire that breathes life back into nature.

Alight shares the story of Australian native plants and animals during a planned fire. Discover how the fire helps Christmas Bells grow new flowers and Wallum Banksia to open its woody seed capsules. Follow Antechinus and a tiny Wallum Sedge Frog as they face the danger of the fire - and the challenges that come after. See how the bush recovers and flourishes after the fire, all under the watch of Old Eucalypt.

With engaging text by Sam Lloyd, and stunning illustrations by Samantha Metcalfe, Alight is a gentle exploration of the importance and benefits of healthy fire in the bush.

Reading level varies from child to child, but we recommend this book for ages 6 to 9.

Features:

Explores how planned fire is a necessary element in the fire-prone ecosystems of the Australian bush.
Shows how different species of plants and animals respond to fire and can benefit from post-fire conditions.
Illustrates how tiny animals can survive fire and how fire can trigger flower production, seed release and germination in plants.
Demonstrates the challenges animals and plants can also face in the post-fire environment.

Holdings
Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book NSW Rural Fire Service Library Fire safety education - children Fire safety education - children 14529 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 14529-2
Book Book NSW Rural Fire Service Library Fire safety education - children Fire safety education - children 14529 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 14529
Book Book NSW Rural Fire Service Library Fire safety education - children Fire safety education - children 14529 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Checked out 31/07/2024 14529-1

There are no comments on this title.

to post a comment.

Hosted by Prosentient