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The Growing Story by Ruth Krauss
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The Growing Story

by Ruth Krauss

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This story is about little boy who wonders if he will ever grow like the animals around him. As time passes, his clothes are to small and he is excited that he finally grew! Great story for kids who question their growth size. ( )
  32BASKETBALL | Mar 14, 2015 |
The little boy doesn't know he's growing like the things around him until he starts growing out of his clothes.
  cabram90 | Jun 24, 2014 |
The little boy in the story notices that all the animals on his family's farm are growing. His mother assures him that he is growing too even though he can't tell.

Ages: 5-6

Source: Pierce College
  StephanieVega | May 19, 2014 |
A little boy learns that over time he grows just like his dog and begins to realize he to has grown but he don't realize that until he tries on his clothing from the past.
Ages 3-5
Pierce College Library
  veronicar6189 | Mar 22, 2014 |
A little boy is really small and wonders if he will ever grow like the animals do. Time passes and his clothes start to become smaller when he realizes he did grow.
Ages 3-6
DuPont Public Library ( )
  Mackenzie_Gregorious | Mar 10, 2014 |
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For Tom --- H.O.
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A boy and a puppy and some chicks were all very little.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060247169, Hardcover)

From this simple beginning grows a story that celebrates those little changes that tell us we're growing up! This Ruth Krauss classic enchanted young readers when it was first published in 1947. Now it blooms again with lush illustrations by one of the world's best-loved illustrators: Helen Oxenbury.

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A little boy worries throughout the summer that he's not getting bigger, but at the end of the season he tries on his winter clothes and realizes that he has grown.

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