Item description for Where Once There Was a Wood by Denise Fleming...
Overview Examines the many forms of wildlife that can be displaced if their environment is destroyed by development and discusses how communities and schools can provide spaces for them to live
Publishers Description Deer live in the woods, rabbits live in meadows, fish live in creeks, and people live in houses. We all need homes. But we need not destroy one while building another. This eloquent book shows young readers how people and animals can live side by side. Starting, of course, in our own backyards
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Studio: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.2" Width: 10.1" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Apr 15, 1996
Publisher Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
ISBN 0805037616 ISBN13 9780805037616
Availability 0 units.
More About Denise Fleming
Denise Fleming has written and illustrated many children's books, including In the Tall, Tall Grass, Shout! Shout It Out!, and Sleepy, Oh So Sleepy. She won a Caldecott Honor for In the Small, Small Pond. Denise published her first painting in the third grade, when she started taking classes at the Toledo Museum of Art and one of her paintings was chosen to be the cover of a teacher's magazine. She now works primarily with paper, by pouring colored paper pulp through hand-cut stencils. She lives in Toledo, Ohio.
Denise Fleming currently resides in Toledo, in the state of Ohio. Denise Fleming was born in 1950.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Where Once There Was a Wood?
Ecology for the very young Aug 8, 2006
This beautifully illustrated book is an excellent introduction to conservation and ecology for 5-7 year olds. The illustrations are inviting, and the text helps draw in young readers.
Great book, positive and empowering environmental message. Dec 13, 1998
Story gently reminds us that our homes displaced wild areas and helps us think about how to remedy the damage. Great illustrations and a wonderful specific guide at the end showing simple yet significant ways children and adults can help, starting in their own yard.