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Me Tall, You Small

Category: Book
By (author): L'Arronge, Lilli
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Concepts / Size & Shape
  JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals
Audience: children/juvenile
Awards: Kirkus Prize Finalist (2017)
Publisher: Owlkids Books
Published: March 2017
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 40
Size: 7.75in x 7.75in x 0.43in
Our Price:
$ 18.95
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*Me Tall, You Small is a series of playful vignettes in the daily life of a pair of weasels, parent and child. Whether they are having a bubble bath, kicking a soccer ball, or eating ice cream together, simple paired phrases showcase their loving-and amusingly realistic-relationship. After a fall: You boo-boo. Me bandage. At bedtime: Me tired. You wired.

Creative use of language with wordplay, onomatopoeia, and rhyme infuses this book with humor and surprise. Together with the text, expressive line-drawn artwork drives home the funny differences between life as a parent and a child. This silly, touching read-aloud will have both parties celebrating their role, whether tall or small.
From The Publisher*A playful early picture book about being big and little
Review Quote*"This book delights on many levels as it affirms the importance of young children's close relationships."
Review Quote*"Amusing...this playful, tender book may inspire real-life parent-child pairs to come up with some me-vs.-you comparisons of their own."
Review Quote*"Poignant and gently humorous... A wonderful selection for one-on-one sharing that will delight the tall and the small alike."
Review Quote*"Transcends linguistic barriers to deftly capture the unique specificity of adult-child relationships... A winning book to read-aloud with all the small weasels in your life."