Synopses & Reviews
Once there was a little gorilla, and everybody loved him. and#160; From the time Little Gorilla was just a day old, everybody in the forest loved him. But like all little gorillas, he began to grow, and Grow, and GROW. Until one day, Little Gorilla is BIG. This simple text with delightful illustrations encourages self-esteem and confidence and is a perfect book for story time. Bornstein's perennial favorite is now a book and CD, making it the ideal read-along choice for learning about springtime and growth.
Carlson's cheerful pig has a very best friend--herself! She knows how to take care of herself and how to have fun, even when there's no one else around. Full color. Pkg.
Meet Nancy Carlson's peppy pig--a character who is full of good feelings about herself. Her story will leave little ones feeling good about themselves, too
"Little ones in need of positive reinforcement will find it here. An exuberant pig proclaims "I like me " She likes the way she looks, and all her activities....When she makes a mistake she picks herself up and tries again." --Booklist
"Wonderful in its simplicity, here's a story that will help kids feel good about themselves." -- Boston GLobe
From the Trade Paperback edition.
A simple rhythmic text portrays Little Gorilla, who is loved by everyone in the jungle as he begins to grow . . . and Grow . . . and GROW. Now in book and CD with lively sound effects and optional page-turn signalsand#8212; perfect for the classroom or the car!
About the Author
Ruth Lercher Bornstein has written and illustrated numerous books for Clarion, including The Dancing Man, Little Gorilla, Rabbitand#8217;s Good News, and most recently Thatand#8217;s How it is when We Draw. A painter and longtime folk dancer, Ruth lives in Santa Monica, California.