About David FitzSimmons: David FitzSimmons is an award-winning free-lance photographer and writer. Before becoming a freelance photographer and author, David taught for over twenty yearsfirst high school English and then as a university professor, having instructed at Cornell University, Ohio State, and Ashland University. He holds a PhD in English from Ohio State University, with a specialty in narrative theoryinvestigating the components of storytellingsomething that influences his photography and writing.
SALAMANDER DANCE (2016): Discover the magic of vernal poolswetlands that fill with water in the spring and dry up in the summerby following the annual life cycle of spotted salamanders. From shimmering eggs and wriggling larvae to metamorphosis and hibernation, these ephemeral wetlands are alive year-round, but nothing compares to their spectacular springtime Salamander Dance! (Ages 5-10)