Where Once There Was a Wood

Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

Henry Holt and Co.

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Deer live in the woods, rabbits live in meadows, fish live in creeks, and people live in houses. We all need homes. But we need not destroy one while building another.

This eloquent book shows young readers how people and animals can live side by side. Starting, of course, in our own backyards!

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Praise for Where Once There Was a Wood

"Fleming's unique illustrative style provides an exciting backdrop to this distinctive, environmental picture book."--School Library Journal

"Contains some of Fleming's most accomplished work ever. A beautiful call to arms."--Publisher's Weekly

"A book that's as welcome as spring."--Kirkus Reviews, pointer review

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Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

Denise Fleming has written and illustrated many children’s books, including In the Tall, Tall Grass, 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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Where Once There Was a Wood
Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

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American Library Association Notable Children's Books, PA Keystone to Reading Book Award

Hardcover

Hardcover
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
April 1996
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805037616
ISBN10: 0805037616
Picture Book
10 x 10 inches, 34 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 4 to 10
Grade Range: p to 5
$17.95

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Square Fish
April 2000
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805064827
ISBN10: 0805064826
Picture Book
10 x 10 inches, 40 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 4 to 8
Grade Range: p to 3
$8.99
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