Discover Leo Lionni's classic anti-bullying tale with this beautiful 60th anniversary re-issue of the Caldecott Honor Book, featuring a foreword from Eric Carle.
A special 60th anniversary edition of this much-loved Caldecott Honor book, with a foreword from Eric Carle, creator of family favourite The Hungry Caterpillar.
Deep in the sea there lives a school of little 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 brave Swimmy comes along. Swimmy shows his friends that, with ingenuity and team work, they can beat any bully!
Leo Lionni, an internationally known designer, Illustrator Biography, and graphic Artist Biography was born in Holland and lived in Italy until he moved to the United States in 1939. His picture books are distinguished by their enduring themes, graphic simplicity and brilliant use of collage. He died in 1999 at the age of 89.
Lionni’s elegantly textured, simple yet sophisticated illustrations vividly create the under-the-sea world in this shimmering picture book. Mesmerising and unforgettable.
Guardian, Julia Eccleshare
One of my all time favourite picture book creators. Must buy for anyone who wants children to be lovers of books and art.
Red Reading Hub Blog
Magnetic language reflecting the duplicity of the text and illustrations, which are both simple and yet highly complex at the same time.
Powerful story about working together. Raw yet sophisticated illustrations.
Picture Books Blogger, Sarah Yewman
One of my all time favourite creators of picture books. Glorious… enchanting book.
Books for Keeps
Beautifully and uniquely illustrated
The School Librarian
Picture books I could not live without.
An exquisite picture book.
School Library Journal