In the Tall, Tall Grass (Big Book) (Paperback)
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In the tall, tall grass... (from the first line)
|A terrific story-hour book. As day turns to night, a caterpillar crunches and munches his way through the tall, tall grass. . . . Besides a treat for eyes and ears, this can be used as an introductory nature lesson .--Booklist. Redbook Top Ten Picture Book; Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor Book. Full color. *Author: Fleming, Denise/ Fleming, Denise *Series Title: Henry Holt Big Books *Binding Type: Paperback *Number of Pages: 32 *Publication Date: 1993/10/15 *Age Level: 04 - 07 *Language: English *Dimensions: 17.99 x 17.99 x 0.27 inches|
From the Publisher:
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor BookRhymed text (crunch, munch, caterpillars lunch) in a big book format presents a toddler's view of creatures found in the grass from lunchtime till nightfall, such as bees, ants, and moles.
ALA Notable Book
School Library Journal Best Book
Redbook Children's Picture Book Award Winner
Booklist Editors's Choice
American Bestseller "Pick of the Lists"
Denise Fleming's career as an artist began when she was in the third grade and one of her paintings was reproduced on the cover of a magazine for teachers. Her career in children's publishing began in 1984 when she illustrated Alice Low's ALL THROUGH THE TOWN. The first book she both wrote and illustrated was 1991's IN THE TALL, TALL GRASS. Many of Fleming's picture book illustrations are "pulp paintings" which are created by forcing colored cotton pulp through hand-cut stencils. Her 1993 work IN THE SMALL, SMALL POND was named a Caldecott Honor Book.