Denise Fleming is the award-winning author and illustrator of many well known children’s books including “In the Tall, Tall Grass,” “Lunch,” “Barnyard Banter” and “In the Small, Small Pond,” which received a Caldecott Honor. Her most recent book is “This is the Nest that Robin Built.”
Denise’s love of language is apparent in her writing which combines rhythm, rhyme and lots of verbs. The colorful art she creates for her books involves mixing and dying cotton fiber for her unique pulp painting technique, or using various printmaking techniques combined with collage.
Author Website: http://www.denisefleming.com
A robin’s animal friends help build her nest in this cumulative collage picture book from Caldecott Honor recipient Denise Fleming.
Robin is building a nest, and her friends are ready to help! The squirrel trims the twigs. The dog brings the string. The horse shares his straw. And then a surprise gatefold spread reveals how Robin knits them all together to make a safe and cozy home for her babies.