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Cloudette

Tom Lichtenheld

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Cloudette by Tom Lichtenheld

Sometimes being small can have its advantages. If you're a little cloud like Cloudette, people call you cute nicknames, and you can always find a good spot to watch the fireworks. But what about when you want to do something big, like help a giant garden grow, or make a brook babble? This charming book gets at the heart of what it means to make a difference no matter your size. Young children will find much to relate to in Cloudette as they follow her on her pursuit for greatness.

Reviews

Her [Cloudette] tale raises questions relevant to little children: Is there anything good about being small? Will I ever be as good as the big kids? What do clouds do anyway? They'll like the answers. - The New York Times Book Review

Reminiscent of the determination and courage of The Little Engine That Could, this title delivers its message with charm. - School Library Journal The creator of Bridget's Beret (2010) offers here another appealing story featuring a plucky heroine. Applying a full-color palette to his watercolor, ink, and colored-pencil cartoons, Lichtenheld makes use of varying page space and panel techniques to add subtle details to his narrative. - Booklist

Her [Cloudette] tale raises questions relevant to little children: Is there anything good about being small? Will I ever be as good as the big kids? What do clouds do anyway? They'll like the answers. --The New York Times Book Review Cloudette gives a sky-high and playful perspective on our atmosphere and giving the world all that we have. --UrbanBaby.com Little people who feel small and want to do important things will be inspired by Cloudette and will cheer when she finds her own pond-making mission. --BookPage Lichtenheld's depictions of Cloudette puffing herself up for a fulsome downpour will delight children, and funny turns of phrase ( Even the higher-ups were impressed ) will engage adults, too. --Kirkus Reviews Reminiscent of the determination and courage of The Little Engine That Could, this title delivers its message with charm. --School Library Journal The creator of Bridget's Beret (2010) offers here another appealing story featuring a plucky heroine. Applying a full-color palette to his watercolor, ink, and colored-pencil cartoons, Lichtenheld makes use of varying page space and panel techniques to add subtle details to his narrative. --Booklist That Cloudette is neither bullied nor intimidated is an important point

she's the one who feels she has a special gift to give, and she solves her problem independently. Neatly constructed and nicely pitched, the message of self-reliance comes through as clear as a cloudless day. Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Tom Lichtenheld has written and illustrated many popular books for children, including Bridget's Beret, Everything I Know about Pirates, and What Are You So Grumpy About? He is also the illustrator of the New York Times-bestselling book Duck! Rabbit!, which he created with Amy Krouse Rosenthal. He lives in Geneva, Illinois, with his wife, Jan.

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Book Info

Format

Board book
32 pages

Author

Tom Lichtenheld
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Publisher

Henry Holt & Company Inc

Publication date

12th April 2016

ISBN

9781627795012


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