New York author Derrick Philip Begin debuts children’s book – FLASH THE FIREFLY celebrating differences and unexpected adventure

“Flash the Firefly” was written from memories of the author’s adventures with his Dad, sisters and a couple of nail holed jam jars on summer August nights. The characters evolved from firefly observation; catch and release.

New York author Derrick Philip Begin is pleased to announce he has released his new children’s book titled Flash The Firefly. The book, which is available at all good book stores and online book platforms including Amazon ( is suitable for children of all ages.

Flash the Firefly follows the brightest firefly called Flash as he goes on his adventures with his friends. The main characters in the book are Flash, Zig-Zag, and Zippy. On the night of his birthday, Flash flew from his home to play with his friends but when he arrived there was no one there. Will Flash be able to find his friends, only time will tell as the reader turns each page to find out. The book, which contains beautiful illustrations takes children on a magical adventure, keeping them gripped from start to finish.

The children’s book which is perfect for bedtime reading celebrates love, friendship and shows children life is full of surprises and adventure. Flash the Firefly has been described as one of the best children’s books of 2016.

Since being released, Flash The Firefly has received positive reviews from book reviewers and parents who have purchased the book. On Amazon, it has received five-star reviews with one parent called Glen Landry said: “This is an adorable story of Flash, the brightest firefly who cannot find his friends. The author was able to have you feel Flash’s worry when he did not see his friends and tried to find them. Thankfully, it all worked out in the end. A very cute tale.”

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About Derrick Philip Begin

Derrick Philip Begin is an experienced author who has been writing stories for many years. He gains his inspiration for his stories from his children and their love of nature.

D.P. Begin

Begin Interactive

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Riverdale, New York 10471

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Notes To The Editor:

•    The book is available Via Ingram Book Group, IngramSpark titles are automatically made available to more than tens of thousands of retailers, libraries, schools, internet commerce companies, and other channel partners, including, Barnes & Noble, and other well-known book retailers and wholesalers across North America.

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