Join a tiny mouse as she searches for the biggest creature in the world.
A very small mouse sets out to find something special - the biggest creature in the world. Along the way she meets a menagerie of animals, including a frog, a badger, and a tiger. But which is the biggest of all? Follow their journey in this gentle cumulative tale from a world-renowned author and artist team.
Brian Patten is the author of The Big Snuggle-Up, as well as several poetry collections for children. He lives in England.You can visit Brian Patten’s website here.
Nicola Bayley has illustrated many acclaimed picture books for children, including The Big Snuggle-Up and The Jungle Book. She lives in England.
School Library Journal notes that this cumulative tale has "meticulously executed colored-pencil illustrations, whether of feather or fur, ferns or foxgloves, are so exquisite that children will become lost in them. Stunning art, paired with a simple poetic text, pulls readers along as they wonder which animal they will meet next."
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Labels: Animal Story, Animals, Blog Tours, Can I Come Too?, colored pencil, Cumulative Tale, Fall 2014, mouse, Nicola Bayley, poetry, William Patten