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In the Small, Small Pond

In the Small, Small Pond

Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

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Caldecott Honor Book

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Denise Fleming's Caldecott Honor book illustrates a small, small pond through the seasons while introducing common wildlife and action verbs.

Ohioana Book Award, American Library Association Notable Children's Books, School Library Best Books of the Year, Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award, Caldecott Honor Book, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, ALA Notable Children's Books

Praise for In the Small, Small Pond

“The animals and insects that live on and in frshwater pond wiggle, waddle, hover, swoop and swirl through the stunning spreads... Young children are introduced to the basic habits of common North American wildlife and the characteristics of changing seasons even as they are treated to an array of zipper verbs.” —Publisher's Weekly, starred review

“Another truly stunning picture book from Fleming.... A perfect book for toddlers at story time.” —School Library Journal, starred review

“[A] perfect introduction to nature for the very young.” —Kirkus Reviews

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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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