Tiny's Big Adventure by Martin WaddellTiny's Big Adventure by Martin Waddell

Tiny's Big Adventure

byMartin WaddellIllustratorJohn Lawrence

Picture Books | May 24, 2004

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With the help of finely detailed engravings by John Lawrence that leap from the page, Martin Waddell scampers off on a new adventure -- from a wee mouse's point of view.

Two little mice jumped out
of their hole in the barn.
"I want to go to the cornfield,"
Tiny said.

Tiny Mouse has never been to the cornfield before, so he's thrilled that his sister will take him. It's the perfect place to play games like climb-the-tractor and sit-on-the-seat, or hide-and-seek-mouse. But the cornfield is also a place full of strange new sights that make Tiny quiver and shiver and call out for his sister, who helps him feel braver. With boldly animated illustrations and a sympathetic story, Tiny's Big Adventure captures all the excitement -- and trepidation -- of a first-time experience.
Martin Waddell is the author of more than one hundred books for children, including HI, HARRY! and the Little Bear books, illustrated by Barbara Firth; FARMER DUCK, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury; and A KITTEN CALLED MOONLIGHT, illustrated by Christian Birmingham. Of the inspiration for TINY'S BIG ADVENTURE, he says, "I saw a rusty old ...
Title:Tiny's Big AdventureFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 12.13 × 8.5 × 0.49 inPublished:May 24, 2004Publisher:Candlewick PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0763621706

ISBN - 13:9780763621704

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Editorial Reviews

Children will relate to the sometimes-frightening feelings that come with venturing into the unknown and they will be reassured by this gentle, fun adventure.
—School Library Journal (starred review)

The story is vintage Waddell. . . . Visually lovely, graphically distinguished, and perfectly cadenced, this warm-hearted adventure belongs in every library.
—The Horn Book (starred review)