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Monday, 14 July 2008 09:37

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ean Little’s most recent book, The Sweetest one of all, is a picture book for very young children and their parents. In it, barnyard animal babies ask their mothers who they are and each of them is told that he or she is the sweetest one of all. The book ends with a human mother telling her little one the same thing. And getting a loving hug in response. The playful text should continue to delight both children and adults even after many readings.

The colourful illustrations by Marisol Sarrazin are endearing and filled with lively detail. Each will hold small readers spellbound.

 
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ean Little is recognized throughout Canada and the United States for her candid and unsentimental portrayals of adolescent life. Once a teacher of handicapped children, Little herself is only partially sighted, and she uses much of her real-life experience as the basis for her books.
Last Updated on Monday, 14 July 2008 19:21
 
Stars Come Out Within

Stars Come Out Within

Autobiography, Penguin, 1990, 260 Pages

The second part of the autobiography of Jean Little, author of such works as "Mine for Keeps" and "Once Upon a Golden Apple." Picking up where "Little by Little" left off, this book focuses on her adult life. The author describes how she slowly lost her sight, adopted a beloved seeing-eye dog named Zephyr, and was able to continue creating novels by using a talking computer. Illustrated with black and white photographs.

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