Great Big Things by Kate HoeflerGreat Big Things by Kate Hoefler

Great Big Things

byKate HoeflerIllustratorNoah Klocek

Hardcover | October 10, 2017

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Chronicling the quiet heroism of one small mouse on an arduous journey to bring another mouse the smallest of gifts, Great Big Things serves as a reminder that it's not our size but what we're doing in this world that makes us small or big: it's what makes a teeny mouse as big as a mountain, what makes his gesture after a long journey as big and as consequential as the moon.

Following her debut, Real Cowboys, Kate Hoefler's poetic story of perseverance and friendship is brought to life by Noah Klocek's breathtaking expansive landscapes that celebrate the natural beauty of the world and the bonds that connect us all.
Kate Hoefler received her MFA in Poetry from the University of Michigan, where she studied as a Colby fellow. She has taught writing courses at the University of Michigan, as well as at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Noah Klocek's experience includes advertising design and art direction; as well as matte painting,...
Title:Great Big ThingsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 9 × 11 × 0.37 inPublished:October 10, 2017Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544774779

ISBN - 13:9780544774773


Editorial Reviews

Single lines of large-print text name the sights, moving the brave mouse to its destination with a breathless and greatly admiring and encouraging tone. But those big things seem small because it's all about the love and commitment that make the dangers and difficulties worthwhile. A gentle, sweet read-aloud . . . " - Kirkus " The message about devotion and perseverance, however, is a "great big thing" and will provide an effective basis for further discussion." - Booklist "