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IN THE SMALL, SMALL POND by Denise Fleming


by Denise Fleming & illustrated by Denise Fleming

Age Range: 1 - 6

Pub Date: Sept. 15th, 1993
ISBN: 0-8050-2264-3
Publisher: Henry Holt

 In the same format and gorgeous illustrative style, a companion to In the Tall, Tall Grass (1991, Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor), with the succinct rhyming text (``waddle, wade, geese parade''), in bold black, beautifully integrated into art created in the process of making paper from pulp dyed in brilliant colors. This time, the child observer is Oriental; and where the first book moved from noon to night, the implicitly suggested cycle here is from tadpole and gosling to ``Chill breeze, winter freeze.'' Another perfect introduction to nature for the very young. (Picture book. 1-6)