A lightning bug and a luna moth rested on the blossom of the swaying butterfly bush. Their journey to Mr. Rudyard Kipling's home in Vermont had been a long one, but only he could tell them how to explain their wondrous gifts. Just why did the proud lightning bug light the night with his glowing lantern? Why did the splendid luna moth dance in the bewitching light of the full moon? A teller of delightful tales, Mr. Kipling would t fail them, but it would be his remarkable child who would bring light to all of them.
A recently retired high school English teacher and curriculum consultant, Gregory Rubano has just completed two additional books for youth, each baseball themed: Freedom between the Lines: Baseball and the Native American Boarding School Experience and Before the Babe, the Emperor: Napoleon Lajoie. He serves currently as the director and educational consultant for an arts integrated anti-bullying and intolerance program, All for Youth.