Small Things

byMel TregonningIllustratorMel Tregonning

March 1, 2018|
Small Things by Mel Tregonning
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Hardcover
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Three starred reviews called Small Things “monumental” (Booklist), “superb” (School Library Journal) and “intense” (Foreword Reviews). In this short, wordless graphic picture book, a young boy feels alone with his anxiety. He isn’t fitting in well at school. His grades are slipping. He’s even lashing out at those who love him. 

Talented Australian artist Mel Tregonning created Small Things in the final year of her life. In her emotionally rich illustrations, the boy’s worries manifest as tiny beings that crowd around him constantly, overwhelming him and even gnawing away at his very self. The striking imagery is all the more powerful when, overcoming his isolation at last, the boy discovers that the tiny demons of worry surround everyone, even those who seem to have it all together. 

This short but hard-hitting wordless graphic picture book gets to the heart of childhood anxiety and opens the way for dialogue about acceptance, vulnerability, and the universal experience of worry.
Born in Perth, Western Australia, Mel Tregonning was a published cartoonist since primary school and began a long-running comic strip in a national magazine at 16. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design at Curtin University and won the international Illustrators of the Future competition in 2006. She was an in-house illustra...
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Title:Small Things
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:40 pages, 12.2 X 9.3 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 12.2 X 9.3 X 0.6 in
Published:March 1, 2018
Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781772780420

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