Inch by Inch

Inch by Inch

Book - 2010
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To keep from being eaten, an inchworm measures a robin's tail, a flamingo's neck, a toucan's beak, a heron's legs, and a nightingale's song.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010
Edition: First Alfred A. Knopf edition
ISBN: 9780375857645
0375857648
9780375957642
0375957642
Branch Call Number: FICTION Lio
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm

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To keep from being eaten, an inchworm measures a robin's tail, a flamingo's neck, a toucan's beak, a heron's legs, and a nightingale's song.


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nickandnora
Sep 07, 2017

A very cute story, about an inch worm who understands his worth, and manages to outsmart some hungry birds. A nice easy read, my 3 year old loved it. With beautiful artwork, and a sly protagonist.

ArapahoeSteffen Feb 08, 2017

Just spoke with a grandmother who had the great idea of creating a one inch inchworm for her grandson to measure with as a companion activity to this simple and gorgeous book by the uber-talented Leo Lionni.

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seta
Nov 12, 2015

A delightful story for children of all ages.

nypl_morningside_heights Apr 08, 2014

great illustration that wok very well with the story. Fun to read.

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