Synopses & Reviews
Whimsical watercolors illustrate a comical, cumulative tale of an amorous mouse who aims impossibly high -- and learns that you're never too little (or too big) to love.
Tiny Too-Little loves someone who's very, very tall, and Tiny wants a kiss. What if he stands on his tiptoes on top of a thimble? What if he stands on his tiptoes on top of a matchbox on top of a thimble? Clever cut-away pages show Tiny's precarious pile growing higher and higher, while the object of his affection stays just out of reach. When the teetering stack finally falls with a crash, will his hopes be dashed? How can a tiny mouse get the kiss he needs?
A wacky, vibrant tale about the perils of pet-keeping, from the brilliant partnership of Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross
Rex the dog is desperate for a pet person for his birthday, but his parents say NO! Everyone knows that people are vicious, smelly, and impossible to train. So Rex is delighted when he finds a stray boy to play with. Having a pet person is just so much fun—or is it?
Since Mr. and Mrs. Bear hibernate all winter long, theyand#39;ve never celebrated Valentineand#39;s Day before! But this year will be different as the two wake up for this very special day and both have some sweet surprises in store for their Valentineandmdash;now a part of the Holiday Classics series.
About the Author
Jeanne Willis left a career in advertising to become a full-time writer. She has published more than sixty books for children, including the Dr. Xargle series of picture books and SLEEPOVER! THE BEST EVER PARTY KIT. When she's not writing, Jeanne Willis likes to spend time gardening, reading nonfiction, and collecting caterpillars. She lives in North London with her husband and two children.
Jan Fearnley was born and raised in the northeast of England, the youngest of six children. Before becoming a full-time writer and illustrator, she worked as a teacher and literacy advocate. Jan Fearnley is the author-illustrator of many books for children, including JUST LIKE YOU and WATCH OUT! She lives in England with her husband and two Cornish Rex cats.