Frederick by Leo Lionni


Frederick by Leo Lionni

A family of field mice work day and night, gathering provisions for the coming winter. As they busily collect and store wheat, nuts and corn, they reproach Frederick for dreaming the lazy summer away. But during the long cold winter, when all their stores have been used up, Frederick proves to his friends that he has done his share.


A book of great visual beauty and a lovely story. The School Librarian A story about the glory of the human spirit. Bruno Bettelheim Enchanting ... Visually beautiful and with a very appealing story, this is a fabulous book to share with children. -- Clare Poole The Bookseller An excellent book. Well worth seeking out.

About the Author

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. His picture books are distinguished by their enduring themes, graphic simplicity and brilliant use of collage. He died in 1999 at the age of 89.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Publication date

6th October 2011



Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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