Big Bob, Little Bob

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Big Bob, Little Bob
Written by James Howe
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781536215922
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Big Bob, Little Bob

author: James Howe
illustrator: Laura Ellen Anderson

Despite the fact that they share a name, Big Bob and Little Bob are different. Big Bob likes trucks and throwing balls and being loud. Little Bob likes dolls and jingling bracelets and being quiet. No matter what they do, it is not the same. Could they possibly be friends despite these differences? In this 2018 Amelia Bloomer List Selection, James Howe and Laura Ellen Anderson beautifully depict the struggles and rewards that come when friendships are forged between different kinds of people—now out in paperback.

“A fine choice for very young children who don’t conform to gender stereotypes, and an example for all kids that differences can enrich rather than hinder friendships.” —School Library Journal
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Picture Books / Paperback
age range:
4 yrs - 6 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 10 1/4" x 8 7/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 1
Social Themes; LGBTQ+;
author’s comments:
James Howe is the author of many books for children, including the Bunnicula series and the Misfits series. He is also the author of the Houndsley and Catina books, illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay, as well as Otter and Odder, illustrated by Chris Raschka, and Brontorina, illustrated by Randy Cecil. James Howe lives outside of New York City.
illustrator’s comments:
Laura Ellen Anderson is the illustrator of several books for children, as well as the author-illustrator of the graphic novel Evil Emperor Penguin. Laura Ellen Anderson lives in London.
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