underGROUND

Illustrated by: Denise Fleming
For Ages: 4 - 8
  • 2
Discover the down and dirty secrets of underground creatures in this vibrant picture book from a Caldecott Honor medalist.

What young child doesn’t love playing in the dirt? And who hasn’t wondered what goes on in the lives of all the creatures who live underground?
     Celebrated Caldecott Honor medalist Denise Fleming applies her signature bold and bright pulp-paper-collage style to a universal childhood topic in this dynamic, rhythmic book that’s just right for reading aloud—and comes complete with a detailed glossary.
  • Beach Lane Books | 
  • 40 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442458826 | 
  • September 2012 | 
  • Grades P - 3

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Denise Fleming
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Denise Fleming

Denise Fleming has written and illustrated numerous celebrated books, including Go, Shapes, Go!; underGROUND; SHOUT!; Sleepy, Oh So Sleepy; Time to Sleep; The Everything Book; Alphabet Under Construction; Count!; In the Tall, Tall Grass; and In the Small, Small Pond, which received a Caldecott Honor. She lives in Toledo, Ohio, with her husband, David Powers, with whom she often collaborates.

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