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Inch by Inch

Inch by Inch

by Leo Lionni Illustrated by Leo Lionni

By the author and illustrator of the Caldecott Honor Book Swimmy, this story stars a worm who "inches his way out" of being eaten by a series of birds. Perfect for classroom units on the seasons or measurement.

Praise for Inch by Inch

"Arresting, beautifully colored...original and imaginative." — Booklist

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
1.7
Lexile Measure
210L
DRA
16
Guided Reading
J
Publisher
HarperTrophy
Book Type
Counting and Number Book
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Fiction, Informational

About the Author and Illustrator

Leo Lionni Leo Lionni wrote and illustrated more than 40 highly acclaimed children's books. He received the 1984 American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal and was a four-time Caldecott Honor Winner for Inch by Inch, Frederick, Swimmy, and Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse. Leo Lionni died in October of 1999 at his home in Tuscany, Italy, at the age of 89.
Leo Lionni Leo Lionni wrote and illustrated more than 40 highly acclaimed children's books. He received the 1984 American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal and was a four-time Caldecott Honor Winner for Inch by Inch, Frederick, Swimmy, and Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse. Leo Lionni died in October of 1999 at his home in Tuscany, Italy, at the age of 89.

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