Inch by Inch

Inch by Inch

By Leo Lionni

Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375857645, 28pp.

Publication Date: April 13, 2010

A small green inchworm is proud of his skill at measuring anything a robin's tail, a flamingo's neck, a toucan's beak. Then one day a nightingale threatens to eat him if he cannot measure his song. Children will enjoy the clever inchworm's solution and delight in finding the tiny hero on every page.
Every inch the classic, this was the first of Lionni's books to win the Caldecott Honor.

About the Author
Leo Lionni wrote and illustrated more than 40 picture books, including four Caldecott Honor Books. He died in 1999 at the age of 89.

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Praise For Inch by Inch

“The lovely colors, the sharp definition of cutouts against white space, the rhythm of the composition, and the simplicity of the whole make a handsome and appropriate book to give pleasure to little children and their elders.”—The Horn Book Magazine