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A Small Thing . . . but Big

It’s a practically perfect picture book: a small thing . . . but big.

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Review of ‘A Small Thing . . . but Big’

In this sweet and sincere story of facing fears, readers meet a young girl and an elderly man—both with anxieties to overcome.

Young Lizzie heads to the park with her mother. On their way in, the mother waves to an elderly man, spiffily dressed. He has a dog on a leash. Lizzie runs and plays—but…

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The Hold List: Raining cats and dogs
The battle of cats versus dogs has raged among BookPagers for more than 30 years. This month, we’re picking sides and sharing some of our favorite literary cats and dogs.

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