I Want to Be Big!

Page Street. Apr. 2023. 32p. Tr $18.99. ISBN 9781645676300.
Toddler-PreS–The baby of this loving family wishes he were big enough to do things by himself, big enough to be bigger than his older siblings, even bigger than his parents! He imagines himself larger and is delighted with the results. But when he imagines himself bigger, he can no longer connect with the family he loves so much. This book will resonate with lots of kids who also feel that they would like to able to take more responsibility and have more of the rewards of being grown up. The warmly colored artwork shows a kind and loving family in the best possible light.
VERDICT This is a fun read-aloud showing a loving and supportive family and the value of not wishing away the present. A good choice for libraries with young readers.

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