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About The Book
Size is relative, but everything is worth seeing in this concept book from the illustrator of And Tango Makes Three—now available as a Classic Board Book.
Beginning with a beautiful close-up of a “big” ladybug, this adorable board book artfully depicts the concept of scale as it zooms out from the bug, to a flower, to a cow, all the way to an expansive spread of sky. Then author Henry Cole masterfully zooms back in from that sky, to a tree, to a house, to a window, all the way to the end where an adorable dog is taking a “little” nap.
Young readers will love the lush illustrations of the animals, objects, and scenery of a farm, and they’ll delight in seeing how something “big” can suddenly seem “little” with every turn of a page!
About The Illustrator
Henry Cole has written and illustrated more than 150 books for children, including Spot, the Cat; And Tango Makes Three; Oink?; and Little Bo in France. He is also the illustrator of With a Little Help from My Friends by John Lennon and Paul McCartney. A former elementary school teacher, he now writes and paints full time.
- Publisher: Little Simon (May 8, 2018)
- Length: 28 pages
- ISBN13: 9781534416901
- Grades: P - P
- Ages: 1 - 4
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Awards and Honors
- CCBC Choices (Cooperative Children's Book Council)
- Kansas NEA Reading Circle List PrimaryTitle
- Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year Selection Title
- MSTA Reading Circle List
- Wisconsin State Reading Association's Reading List
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High Resolution Images
Book Cover Image (jpg): Big Bug
Board Book 9781534416901
Author Photo (jpg): Henry Cole
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