In the Small, Small Pond by Denise Fleming

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Award-winning author/illustrator Denise Fleming gives young readers a frog's eye view of life in a pond throughout the seasons in the Caldecott Honor Book, In the Small, Small Pond.


A child explores the wonders of the natural world in this rhyming, beautiful bright colored picture storybook about the lives of small animals and insects living around a freshwater 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

Denise Fleming won a Caldecott Honor for In the Small, Small Pond. She is the author and illustrator of more than a dozen picture books, including Buster. She lives in Toledo, Ohio.

Target Age: 2-5

Henry Holt & Co

Pub Date:September 15, 1993

0.39" H x 10.24" L x 10.32" W

32 pages