Swimmy (Hardcover)

By Leo Lionni

Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 9780385753586, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 11, 2013

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Description

The 50th anniversary of the gorgeous, Caldecott Honor-winning tale of a very clever fish by beloved picture book creator Leo Lionni.

Deep in the sea lives a happy school of fish. Their watery world is full of wonders, but there is also danger, and the little fish are afraid to come out of hiding . . . until Swimmy comes along. Swimmy shows his friends how--with ingenuity and team work--they can overcome any danger.

Winner of the 1964 Caldecott Honor, this beloved tale of a brave little fish has been a favorite to generations of readers. To celebrate Swimmy's fiftieth anniversary, we are issuing a handsome special edition hardcover that includes a bonus poster.


About the Author

LEO LIONNI wrote and illustrated more than 40 picture books, including four Caldecott Honor books--Inch by Inch, Swimmy, Frederick, and Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse. He died in 1999 at the age of 89.
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