Big (Hardcover)

By Coleen Murtagh Paratore, Clare Fennell (Illustrator)

Little Pickle Press, 9780982993859, 28pp.

Publication Date: August 2, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (7/2/2019)

List Price: 18.95*
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BIG goes beyond the basics to show that size is more than a matter of height. Touching on ideas such as health, citizenship, and imagination, this book can be the key to heartfelt dialogue between children and caregivers about the importance of values over valuables.

About the Author

Coleen Murtagh Paratore is the proud mother of three BIG sons. In addition to writing, she gives presentations at state and national conferences and book festivals, as well as visiting schools across the country, where she enjoys meeting librarians, teachers, parents, and students. Visit her at After many years working as a designer and studio manager in the UK greeting card industry, Clare Fennell took the plunge and decided to follow her lifelong dream and illustrate children's books. She ousted her husband from his beloved study and converted it to a rather messy studio filled with children's picture books, cats, cushions, pencils and paint. Today she is joyfully collaging the contents of her imagination into children's books and loving every moment.