Small

Small

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A little girl finds that no matter what she tries to do, she is always overshadowed by her older, bigger sister. But then Small comes into her own one landmark day when her sister's parrot is caught up a tree and her sister is afraid to climb up to save it. Small has to come to her rescue, and the incident makes her realize that she doesn't have to live in anyone's shadow any more.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 230 x 270 x 3mm | 167g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 1842706098
  • 9781842706091
  • 981,233

Back cover copy

Everything SMALL tries, BIG can do better.
Will SMALL ever manage to escape her
big sister's shadow?

A reassuring story for younger siblings
from a highly talented young artist.
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Review Text

"Wonderfully expressive illustrations"
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Review quote

"Wonderfully expressive illustrations" -- Lorna Bradbury * Telegraph * "This lovely book perfectly captures in words and pictures the trials of being the younger sister - with a happy ending." * Prima Baby & Pregnancy * "A heartfelt tale with a happy ending as each child becomes reconciled to their unique place in the family" * Junior * "a charming tale . . . endearingly detailed, colourful and vibrant illustrations" * Early Years Educator *
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About Jessica Meserve

Jess Meserve was born in America and grew up there and in the UK. She graduated with both a BA and an MA in Illustration from Edinburgh College of Art. Since then she has done a number of highly praised fiction jackets, including At the Firefly Gate by Linda Newbery, and black and white inside illustrations for fiction, including Keith Gray's Smarties Award Winning title The Runner (Random House) and Drawing Together (Walker). She moved to Canada in 2004, and is now living in Edmonton, Alberta, with her husband and baby daughter.
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Rating details

6 ratings
3.66 out of 5 stars
5 17% (1)
4 33% (2)
3 50% (3)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
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