Denise Fleming

Denise Fleming is the author/illustrator of many award-winning picture books. Fleming’s books are created in her signature style of pulp painting—a paper making technique. Often the art is embellished with decorative papers, pastels, or copy transfer. Her work has received many awards, including a Boston Globe Hornbook honor, a Caldecott Honor, and the Silver Medal at the Society of Illustrators. Her books have been included on many best book lists and master lists, such as Chicago Public Library Best of the Best and CCBC Choices, along with the Oppenheimer Gold medal, among others. Her most recent book is Go, Shapes, Go!

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