Today's book of the day is Swimmy by Leo Lionni!
One of my favorite
picture books of all time and a Caldecott honor book. Swimmy has stood
the test of time, for both its beautiful art work and simple and sweet
story of cooperation and kindness. A graphic artist and illustrator by
trade, Lionni was the art director for Fortune magazine and began his
children's book career by trying to create something to entertain his
grandchildren. Lionni is also credited with helping Eric Carle find
illustration work when he first came to America!