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Description - Something Big by Sylvie Neeman

A big one and little one talk together. The little one is frustrated because he wants to do something really big, even though he's still small. The big one asks if he means something big like a mountain. No, a mountain is too big. Big like an elephant? No, that's too gray. More like a lighthouse by the sea, muses the boy, though not exactly. Father and son take a walk by the ocean, and there something surprising and deep and big occurs. Lyrical and gentle, Something Big is a touching story about childhood, parenting, and experiences that repeat generation after generation. Here the author beautifully grasps the tension between a child's smallness and his ability to dream big dreams.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781592701407
ISBN-10: 159270140X
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 185mm x mm)
Pages: 40
Imprint: Enchanted Lion Books
Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sylvie Neeman

Sylvie Neeman was born in Lausanne in 1963. After receiving her degree, she began her life as an author and editor. Currently, she is the editor of the literary review, Parole, and has published many wonderful books. Ingrid Godon was born in Belgium in 1958. A prolific illustrator, her books have been translated into many languages and have received many awards. She lives in Liege.