Denise Fleming

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Birthday
31, 1950
Birthplace
Ohio
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Ohio

About

After rising to fame for her debut picture book, In the Tall, Tall Grass, this author and artist published the work's Caldecott Medal-finalist sequel, In the Small, Small Pond.

Before Fame

She earned a degree in illustration from Michigan's Kendall College of Art and Design.

Trivia

Her 1998 work, Mama Cat Has Three Kittens, was designated an ALA (American Library Association) Notable Book.

Family Life

She grew up in Toledo, Ohio. She and her husband, David, later became parents to a daughter named Indigo.

Associated With

She and The Very Hungry Caterpillar author Eric Carle both became known for their children's picture books.