Little Critter

Little Critter Cover

Little Critter

Just Big Enough

By Mercer Mayer; Mercer Mayer (Illustrator)

HarperFestival, Paperback, 9780061478055, 24pp.

Publication Date: June 4, 2013

Description

Little Critter: Just Big Enough, written and illustrated in full color by bestselling author Mercer Mayer, offers a gentle but important lesson about bullying.In this 8x8 paperback, Little Critter is being bullied. Bigger kids steal his seat on the bus, eat his cupcakes, and won t let him play football with them.Little Critter decides he has to get bigger, too. So he stuffs himself with vegetables, exercises until he's exhausted, and turns himself a growing machine. He's so disappointed when his hard work fails But his grandfather helps him see that bigger isn t always better. With this encouragement, Little Critter leads a team of smaller kids in a relay race against the big kids. And the little kids win

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