Dimensions: 27.3cm x 23.1cm
This collection features 5 books from the award winning author, Leo Lionni.
Deep in the sea there lives a school of little fish. Their watery world is full of wonders, but there is also danger, and the little fish are afraid to come out of hiding...until Swimmy comes along. Swimmy shows his friends that, with ingenuity and team work, they can beat any bully.
While the other field mice stockpile food for the winter, Frederick gathers rays from the sun, a rainbow of colors, and marvelous words. Frederick, an apparently lazy mouse, has a special surprise for the mice who thought he should have been storing up supplies for the winter.
Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse
Everyone loves Willy the wind-up mouse, while Alexander the real mouse is chased away with brooms and mousetraps. Wouldn't it be wonderful to be loved and cuddled, thinks Alexander, and he wishes he could be a wind-up mouse too. In this gentle fable about a real mouse and a mechanical mouse, Leo Lionni explores the magic of friendship.
Fish is Fish
The pond is home to a tadpole and a minnow, two underwater friends. But when the tadpole grows into a frog and hops onto the land, a new world unfolds before his eyes. When he returns to the pond, he tells his friend fantastic tales of the things he's seen: birds and cows and mysterious things called people! Fish longs to be a frog so that he can see this wonderful world too, and decides that he will follow in his friend's footsteps, come what may...
Matthew the mouse lives in a dreary corner of a dusty attic. But a trip to the museum helps him to see his surroundings in a new light. With brush in paw, Matthew sets out to paint "the shapes and colours of joy".