by Leo Lionni Year Published: 1963 Read-Aloud Book: Reading Level M

Deep in the sea there lives a happy school of little fish. Their watery world is full of wonders! But there is also danger and the little fish are afraid to come out of hiding . . . until Swimmy comes along. Swimmy shows his friends how — with ingenuity and teamwork — they can overcome any danger.

With its graceful text and stunning artwork, this Caldecott Honor Book deserves a place on every child’s shelf.