Title: Skyfire
Author/Illustrator: Frank Asch
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Publication Date: 1984
Awards: None
Audience: Gr. 2+

Overview: The character Bear sees a rainbow outside his house and takes it for a skyfire. His friend Little Bird tries to tell Bear that there is no skyfire, just a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Both rush to the rainbow. Bear throws water at the rainbow to put out the fire. Little Bird shows Bear a hollow tree containing golden honey.

Activity: Have children draw rainbows using multiple colors with a pot of gold at the end. Reward the children with crackers and honey.

Reviewer’s Name: Eliot Hamilton