Big Bug

Illustrated by: Henry Cole
For Ages: 1 - 4
  • 4
Size is relative, but everything is worth seeing in this concept book from the illustrator of And Tango Makes Three—now available as a Classic Board Book.

Beginning with a beautiful close-up of a “big” ladybug, this adorable board book artfully depicts the concept of scale as it zooms out from the bug, to a flower, to a cow, all the way to an expansive spread of sky. Then author Henry Cole masterfully zooms back in from that sky, to a tree, to a house, to a window, all the way to the end where an adorable dog is taking a “little” nap.

Young readers will love the lush illustrations of the animals, objects, and scenery of a farm, and they’ll delight in seeing how something “big” can suddenly seem “little” with every turn of a page!
  • Little Simon | 
  • 28 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781534416901 | 
  • May 2018 | 
  • Grades P - P
List Price $10.99 (price may vary by retailer)

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Henry Cole
Photograph © Henry Cole

Henry Cole

Henry Cole has written and illustrated more than fifty books for children, including Big BugAnd Tango Makes ThreeOink?, and Little Bo in France. A former elementary school teacher, he now writes and paints full time.

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