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In the Tall, Tall Grass

Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

Square Fish

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

A 1992 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award Honor Book for Picture Books
An ALA Notable Book
A School Library Journal Best Book
An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists
A Booklist Editors' Choice
If you were a fuzzy caterpillar crawling through the tall, tall grass on a sunny afternoon, what would you see? 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.

A 1992 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award Honor Book for Picture Books
An ALA Notable Book
A School Library Journal Best Book
An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists
A Booklist Editors' Choice

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Praise for In the Tall, Tall Grass

"A terrific story-hour book. As day turns to night, a caterpillar crunches and munches his way through the tall, tall grass...Besides a treat for eyes and ears, this can be used as an introductory nature lesson."--Booklist, starred review

"Bold, bright, stylized illustrations capture eye and imagination as they convey the simple, rhyming text of this outstanding nature tale."--School Library Journal, starred review
"A terrific story-hour book. As day turns to night, a caterpillar crunches and munches his way through the tall, tall grass...Besides a treat for eyes and ears, this can be used as an introductory nature lesson."--Booklist, starred review

"Bold, bright, stylized illustrations capture eye and imagination as they convey the simple, rhyming text of this outstanding nature tale."--School Library Journal, starred review

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

  • 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 Fleming

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