Inch By Inch by Leo LionniInch By Inch by Leo Lionni

Inch By Inch

byLeo Lionni

Paperback | September 21, 1995

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Caldecott Honor Book * New York Times Best Illustrated Book

This favorite classic picture book introduces children to a winning, winsome inchworm who can measure anything under the sun, from a robin’s tail to a toucan’s beak. When a hungry nightingale threatens to eat him for breakfast unless he can measure her song, the inchworm will have to cleverly solve the dilemma. This is a whimsical and sweet picture book that asks, “Can a song be measured?”

“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

Leo Lionni was born in Holland on May 5, 1910. He attended the University of Urich and also earned a doctorate in Economics from the University of Genoa. He taught himself to draw by visiting museums in Amsterdam. Lionni held several positions in the artistic field including artistic director and design director. He also served as pres...
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Title:Inch By InchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.75 × 9.25 × 0.08 inPublished:September 21, 1995Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0688132839

ISBN - 13:9780688132835

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute story Great way to teach measurement. Cute story that children will enjoy
Date published: 2017-10-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful, and fun to read A great way to begin teaching measurement.
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Students Love It My students loved this book. We use it to jump start our measurement unit. They always guess how the worm will get away!
Date published: 2017-04-23

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A winsome, winning inchworm, proud of his ability to measure anything under the sun, finds out that his is a lifesaving skill, too, when a hungry bird gets a little too close. Full color