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Little Elliot, Big Family

Little Elliot, Big Family

Little Elliot (Volume 2)

Mike Curato

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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When Mouse heads off to a family reunion, Little Elliot decides go for a walk. As he explores each busy street, he sees families in all shapes and sizes. In a city of millions, Little Elliot feels very much alone-until he finds he has a family of his own!

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“Young children will easily relate to Elliot's experience of loneliness and his relief at inclusion, both convincingly captured in this elegant tale.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on Little Elliot, Big Family

“Curato fleshes out Little Elliot's personality in this installment - there are glimmers of a character with real depth beneath his cutie-pie visage - while continuing to come up with wonderful, Hopperesque images of a bygone New York.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review, on Little Elliot, Big Family

“* [Curato is] a terrific emerging talent, with gorgeously rendered images that bring to mind the moodiness of Chris Van Allsburg and the sweetness of William Joyce.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review on Little Elliot, Big City

“* Curato, a debut author and illustrator, tucks several gentle messages into one simple story that's perfect for the age group. . . . Happily, expect to see more of him.” —Booklist, starred review on Little Elliot, Big City

“A tiny, spotted elephant tackles the challenges of city life. . . . The simple story is told in 17 short sentences that allow Curato's magnificent 1940s-style illustrations to carry the tale.” —School Library Journal on Little Elliot, Big City

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