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Macmillan Children's Book

In the Small, Small Pond

Author: Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

In the Small, Small Pond

In the Small, Small Pond


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In the Small, Small Pond is a 1994 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.

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Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks



In The News

“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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In the Small, Small Pond

In the Small, Small Pond