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Meg Fleming

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Fleming graduated from Naperville High School. She lived in Fox River Grove until moving out of state.

Biography: Meg Fleming is a children's author and a voice teacher. She draws on her love of rhythm, rhyme, and lyricism to create and imagine stories. She now lives outside of San Francisco.

    Ready, Set. Sail!
  • -- ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2019

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children


Selected Titles

Here comes Ocean /
ISBN: 1534428836 OCLC: 1090283349

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow a child through a day of surprises at the beach.

I heart you
ISBN: 9781442488953 OCLC: 922034566

A rhyming picture book about the loving parent-child relationship in animal and human families--

Ready, set, build! /
ISBN: 1499801750 OCLC: 950200935

A builder sketches a project, then gets to work with his friend digging, lifting, and sawing.

Ready, set, sail! /
ISBN: 1499805330 OCLC: 989963406

Follows a group of friends as they go sailing, explore an island, and return home to tell their tale.

Sometimes rain
ISBN: 9781481459181 OCLC: 1005833466

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text celebrate the seasons of the year and the joy each one brings.

Sounds like school spirit /
ISBN: 0593108329 OCLC: 1200197822

Rhyming text follws these kids as they go back to school, make new friends, and build a community.