Synopses & Reviews
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 caterpillar crawling through the tall, tall grass, what would you see? Beginning in the morning and ending as the moon rises above, this full-color backyard tour is one no child will want to miss. An ALA Notable Book, School Library Journal Best Book, American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, and Booklist Editors' Choice.
About the Author
Denise Fleming has written and illustrated many childrens 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 teachers magazine. She now works primarily with paper, by pouring colored paper pulp through hand-cut stencils. She lives in Toledo, Ohio.