Small Creatures Can Solve Big Problems – Good to Be Small

Posted on January 31st, 2011 by Carolyn Hart in Outstanding Picture Books to Enjoy at Home or at School

Storytime Standouts writes about picture book, Good to Be Small
Good to Be Small – Written and illustrated by Sean Cassidy
Picture book published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside Limited





Storytime Standouts writes about picture book, Good to Be SmallThis delightfully illustrated picture book reminds us that even very small creatures can help to solve big problems. A young lamb is missing from the barnyard and her mama is frantic. A small and very determined mouse offers to help find Lamb. She travels far and wide while using her ingenuity and size to reunite a very grateful Mama Sheep with her lamb.

This is a favourite read aloud in my Getting Ready to Read program. Young children enjoy carefully examining the illustrations to help find Lamb. They cheer for Mouse as she enlists the help of other creatures in her quest. Very well suited to a farm theme or an examination of social responsibility.

Suitable for children aged three and up.

Good to be Small at Amazon.com

Good to Be Small at Amazon.ca

Note, visit Sean Cassidy’s website for “One Point Perspective” drawing lessons.

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