In the Tall, Tall Grass

Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Flerming

Henry Holt and Co.

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If you were a fuzzy caterpillar crawling through the tall, tall grass on a sunny afternoon, what would you see?

To find out, just follow the tiny tour guide as he inches his way through the pages of this book. You'll see ants and bees and birds--hip-hopping bunnies too. You'll even hear the sounds some of them make.

Crunch, munch,
caterpillars lunch...
Crack, snap, wings flap...

Beginning as the sun is high in the sky and ending as fireflies blink and the moon rises above, this backyard tour is one no child will want to miss.
 
In the Tall, Tall Grass is a 1992 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award Honor Book for Picture Books.

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Praise for In the Tall, Tall Grass

"A terrific story-hour book.... Besides a treat for eyes and ears, this can be used as an introductory nature lesson." --Booklist, starred review

"Charming."--The Horn Book, starred review

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Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Flerming

Denise Fleming has written and illustrated many children’s books, including Shout! Shout It Out!, and Sleepy, Oh So Sleepy. She won a Caldecott Honor for In the Small, Small Pond. Denise published her first painting in the third grade, when she started taking classes at the Toledo Museum of Art and one of her paintings was chosen to be the cover of a teacher’s magazine. She now works primarily with paper, by pouring colored paper pulp through hand-cut stencils. She lives in Toledo, Ohio.

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In the Tall, Tall Grass
Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Flerming

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American Library Association Notable Children's Books, IRA-CBC Children's Choices, Boston Globe – Horn Book Award, Honor Books, NCTE Notable Child. Bks in Lang. A , Booklist Editors' Choice, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award

Hardcover

Hardcover
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
September 1991
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805016352
ISBN10: 080501635X
Picture Book
10 x 10 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 4 to 8
Grade Range: p to 3
$17.99

Big Book

Big Book
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
October 1993
Big Book
ISBN: 9780805029505
ISBN10: 0805029508
18 x 18 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 4 to 8
Grade Range: p to 3
$25.95

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Square Fish
March 1995
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805039412
ISBN10: 0805039414
Picture Book
9 5/8 x 10 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 4 to 8
Grade Range: p to 3
$7.99
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