Birth date: November 05, 1959
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Never Too Little to Love, by Jeanne Willis, is about a mouse who loves a giraffe. He tries to reach her by stacking one thing on top of another on top of another. Finally, the stack crashes to the ground before he reaches her. She hears the crash, sees him, and because she loves him, too, bends w...
Nothing against Tony Ross, but for some reasons the books with his illustrations are the ones I absolute hate/dislike. It is not the art that is bad, I actually quite like his art, but the stories are horrible. They often have terrible, disgusting characters (or side-characters), and often the stori...
This is a story of a mouse who loves a giraffe but she is soooo tall and he is soooo little. Will he ever be able to show her that he loves her? Lots of stacking of things to increase his height leads up to the gratifying ending. A fine book anytime of year, but especially good as a Valentine's Day ...
Read this to my little niece and nephew a few years ago and they both loved it, especially the darkly humorous twist at the end. Wonderfully illustrated, not to mention educational too.
A bit gross and quite silly. Should be a popular read aloud.