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Tall by Jez Alborough


by Jez Alborough

Series: Bobo (2)

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This book is about a little monkey who starts to conceptualize his size in relation to other jungle animals and objects. The illustrations are detailed. The book rhymes and has one word per page, that ends with "-all".
This is a good fantasy because it features characters who are animals.
Media: gouache and marker pen
Age Range: early elementary ( )
  MadisonShawA | Feb 6, 2017 |
This (practically) wordless book is about a chimp that thinks he is "small" compared to the rest of the animals. The other animals lift him up to help him be "tall." When he falls, he realizes that he is the perfect size for him. The Illustrations are soft and colorful. It also includes a height chart. I would use this in lessons about being unique and being yourself, and how being you is perfect.
  harleybrenton | Mar 12, 2015 |
Bobo a little chimp begins to see that everything is taller than him. So he goes around the jungle and sees everything thats tall and small. ( )
  lruano | Oct 2, 2014 |
With one word per page, this nearly wordless book is a cute lesson in the relativity of size. ( )
  kradish | Jul 30, 2014 |
repitition,childrens book,funny,jungle
  clarke.o | May 8, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763627844, Hardcover)

Bobo the chimp finds that his jungle friends are happy to help him feel tall — but that small is still the perfect size for being safe in Mommy's arms.

When you're a tiny chimp like Bobo, it seems that everyone else is bigger than you. Luckily, all his pals, from the lion cub to the elephant to the towering giraffe, let Bobo climb on their shoulders or even their heads to give him a taste of being tall. But what if the eager little guy clambers too high? With endearingly expressive illustrations, Jez Alborough turns a moment of high anxiety into a Mommy-and-Bobo reunion in another irresistible tale of very few words-and very big heart.

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Illustrations and just a few words depict how various jungle animals help a very little monkey to feel that he is tall.

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Candlewick Press

2 editions of this book were published by Candlewick Press.

Editions: 0763627844, 0763633283

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