Synopses & Reviews
New big books to share with a group! Big books are ideal for use with a large group--they are oversized at 14-1/2 x 18 inches. A perfect way to enjoy Holt favorites with many children at once!
Denise Fleming's Caldecott Honor book illustrates a small, small pond through the seasons while introducing common wildlife and action verbs. Also available in big book format: The Colors of UsBy Karen Katz Here are My HandsBy Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault, illustrated by Ted Rand Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?By Bill Martin Jr, illustrated by Eric Carle
Denise Fleming's book gives young readers a frog's-eye view of life in a pond throughout the seasons. In the Small, Small Pond is a 1994 Caldecott Honor Book.
About the Author
Denise Fleming has written and illustrated many childrens 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 teachers magazine. She now works primarily with paper, by pouring colored paper pulp through hand-cut stencils. She lives in Toledo, Ohio.