Once there were giants

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Candlewick Press, Aug 1, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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There is a baby who lives among giants--giants called Mom and Dad. The baby grows a little, and soon she can walk and talk. Then the baby grows a lot, until she is all grown up and has a baby of her own. Suddenly there are giants in the house again, and she realizes, "One of the giants is . . . ME!" Full color.

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User Review  - KayceBivins - LibraryThing

This is a wonderful book to use for memories that students are trying to think about. It is also a wonderful way to use the illustrations to get meaning because the author always points out the main character in the pictures. Read full review

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User Review  - Robert - Goodreads

I have chosen this book for my second review as I believe it tries to demonstrate to children the process of birth to adulthood and the experiences of life at each stage in this process. Above all ... Read full review

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Martin Waddell is the award-winning author of many books for children, including "Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?" and the other Little Bear books, illustrated by Barbara Firth, "Farmer Duck, " illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, and "Owl Babies, " illustrated by Patrick Benson. He lives in Northern Ireland.

Penny Dale is the author-illustrator of numerous acclaimed books for children, including TEN IN THE BED and BIG BROTHER, LITTLE BROTHER, . She is also the illustrator of THE JAMIE AND ANGUS STORIES by Anne Fine. Of PRINCESS, PRINCESS, Penny Dale says, "I very much enjoyed reworking the story of Sleeping Beauty with the children center stage, playing out the drama in their own way." Penny Dale lives in Wales.

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