A Small Thing ... but Big

A Small Thing ... but Big

Picture Book - 2016
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Lizzie meets an elderly man and his companion, Cecile, at the park, but Lizzie is afraid of dogs, so she relies on her new friend to help her take things one step at a time.
Publisher: New York :, Roaring Brook Press,, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781626722569
Branch Call Number: E FIC JOHN
Characteristics: 40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Hooper, Hadley - Illustrator


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ChristchurchLib Jan 08, 2017

Tiny, pigtailed Lizzie is playing in the park with her mom when she suddenly comes face to face with a feared adversary: a dog. The dog's human, a dapper older gentleman, is friends with Lizzie's mom, and the dog is small and perky, but Lizzie's still skeptical. Yet after some gentle questions and reassuring answers (the dog's name is Cecile, and no, she doesn't bite), Lizzie's canine confidence begins to grow, and by the book's end, young readers will share in her triumph as she parades around the park with Cecile. Old-fashioned illustrations in light, cheerful hues strike just the right visual note for this celebration of small victories.


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