How Big Is the World?

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Boxer Books, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
13 Reviews
Little Mole has an enormous question: How big is†the world? He knows thereís only one way to find out: leave the molehill and see for himself. And so Little Mole circles the globe, from the frozen north to the vast desert, the tall cities to the huge mountains, the great jungles to the thick forests. Everywhere he goes he meets fascinating animals and discovers new lands. But in the end, as with all little ones, he realizes that no matter how big the world is, thereís no place like home.
Britta Teckentrupís luminous art captures the beauty of diverse landscapes, the charm of a menagerie of beasts, and the appeal of one very special, childlike mole.

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Review: How Big Is the World?

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

The concept of this book is wonderful; the text is very good; and the illustrations are darling. I really, really, really liked this book, but I didn't quite love it. Setting a child out to explore the world on his own doesn't sound like a very good idea. Read full review

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User Review  - Meg McGregor - Goodreads

A simply beautiful book that your little ones and yourself will happily get lost in. Little Mole wants to find out how big the world is. Each creature he asks shows him a little bit more of the world ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Britta Teckentrup was born in Germany and moved to London in 1988 to study illustration and fine art at St Martin s College and the Royal College of Art. She is the author and illustrator of more than 60 books for children. She now lives in Berlin with her husband and young son.

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