Synopses & Reviews
Children and parents alike will delight in this joyous declaration of toddler independence. This book celebrates the feats of growing out of babyhood and starting to embrace the world on your own terms. Whether itandrsquo;s being tall enough to reach a high shelf or brave enough to splash in the waves, Krensky and Gillingham address the small victories that come with growing just a little bit older. Energentic text and retro-fresh illustrations celebrate this important developmental stage with charm and relevance.
Note: illustrations are in the style of vintage screen prints, with imperfect variations in color and texture.
Praise for Now I Am Big
andquot;Lovely, understated verse and artwork with a delightfully vintage feel are in perfect sync in this testament to a boy's increasing capabilities...It's a quiet yet confident affirmation of the skills children master with each passing year.andquot;
andmdash;Publishers Weekly, starred review
andquot;Short and satisfying, these 'empowering celebrations' of burgeoning independence will encourage small children to see how far they've already come.andquot;
andmdash;The Wall Street Journal
andquot;Krensky celebrates the increasing independence of toddlers and their pride of accomplishment.andquot;
andmdash;The Horn Book
Celebrate growing just a little bit older with this joyful board book in the Empowerment series
I used to be short.
Now I am tall.
I used to be slow.
Now I play ball.
With relevant and charming specifics, Stephen Krensky and Sara Gillingham celebrate the changes that come with growing just a bit older.
The Empowerment series addresses the small victories of growing up and starting to embrace the world on your own terms with encouraging text and retro-fresh illustrations. Celebrate the milestones of toddlerhood with the whole series.
About the Author
Stephen Krensky has published more than 100 fiction and nonfiction books for children. He lives with his wife in Lexington, Massachusetts. Sara Gillingham is an award-winning art director and designer who has published over 15 books for young children. She lives with her family in British Columbia.