Tell Me What it's Like to be Big

Tell Me What it's Like to be Big


By (author) Joyce Dunbar, Illustrated by Debi Gliori

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  • Publisher: Picture Corgi
  • Format: Paperback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 230mm x 274mm x 4mm | 240g
  • Publication date: 2 September 2002
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0552546941
  • ISBN 13: 9780552546942
  • Sales rank: 297,691

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When Willa wakes up early one morning she tries to do things for herself. She soon has to ask her big brother Willoughby for help. "What is it like to be big?" she wonders.Willoughby has some of the answers - but in the end it's Mum who makes them both feel so good about being small.

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Author information

Biography for Joyce Dunbar Joyce Dunbar is a widely respected author of more than fifty books for children. Her MOUSE AND MOLE series has been very popularly adapted for television and her lyrical re-telling of the Nativity story, THIS IS THE STAR, received widespread critical acclaim. She has also collaborated with artist Debi Gliori for several picture books for the Doubleday/Picture Corgi list, including TELL ME SOMETHING HAPPY BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP. Biography for Debi Gliori Debi Gliori is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the very popular Mr Bear series. She won the Children's Book Award picture book section, and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1997. Her backlist in Doubleday/Corgi includes TELL ME SOMETHING HAPPY BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP and THE VERY SMALL. PURE DEAD MAGIC, the start of a trilogy, was her first novel. The second part, PURE DEAD WICKED was published in April 2002. Debi lives in Scotland, near Edinburgh.

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"A fun, reassuring book, easily accessible to young children and one which addresses their concerns about the world ahead of them" Carousel

Back cover copy

TELL ME WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE BIG Willa is wondering what it's like to be big - will she still play with her toys? Will she have to do things on her own? Luckily, big brother Willoughby is there to help, and he tells her that being big will be just as exciting as being small. A reassuring tale about growing-up for little bunnies everywhere. Also by Joyce Dunbar and Debi Gliori: TELL ME SOMETHING HAPPY BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP