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Big Bug

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Big Bug

By Henry Cole; Henry Cole (Illustrator)

Little Simon, Hardcover, 9781442498976, 24pp.

Publication Date: April 15, 2014

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Description
Size is relative, but everything is worth seeing in this concept book from the illustrator of And Tango Makes Three.
Beginning with a beautiful close-up of a "big" ladybug, this book artfully depicts the concept of scale. The book zooms out from the bug, to a flower, to a cow, all the way to an expansive spread of sky. Then Henry Cole masterfully zooms back in from that sky, to a tree, to a house, to a window, all the way to the end where an adorable dog is taking a "little" nap.
In this ideal introduction to the concept of scale, young readers will love the lush illustrations of the animals, objects, and scenery of a farm, and they'll delight in seeing how something "big" can suddenly seem "little" with the turn of a page.
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