Now in paperback, It's Mine! is the Caldecott award-winning author/illustrator's classic about three lovable frogs who learn a valuable lesson. This story of selfishness on the pond, carried out in beautifully simple collages and language, is a fine choice for story hours .--School Library Journal. Full color.
Leo Lionni, an internationally known designer, illustrator, and graphic artist, was born in Holland and lived in Italy until he came to the United States in 1939. He was the recipient of the 1984 American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal and was honored posthumously in 2007 with the Society of Illustrators' Lifetime Achievement Award. His picture books are distinguished by their enduring moral themes, graphic simplicity and brilliant use of collage, and include four Caldecott Honor Books: Inch by Inch, Frederick, Swimmy, and Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse. Hailed as a master of the simple fable by the Chicago Tribune, he died in 1999 at the age of 89. From the Hardcover edition.