The Tall Man and the Small Mouse

By Mara Bergman

Illustrated by Birgitta Sif

On a tall hill, in a tall house, lived a tall man and a small mouse…

All day long, the Tall Man does tall things that need doing, like picking apples and untangling swings and fixing all the broken things. But, one day, the huge town clock simply stops TICKING and TOCKING and DINGING! Whatever will the Tall Man do? However hard he tries, he just doesn’t have a clue! Perhaps now is just the right time for the perfect little friend to come along? From Mara Bergman and Birgitta Sif, creator of Oliver and Frances Dean Who Loved to Dance and Dance, comes an enchanting new story of friendship and teamwork; a modern fable of little and large.

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406366211
  • Published: 07 Nov 2019
  • Price: £7.99
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  • Size: 300 x 207 mm
  • Pages: 32

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'“The story is told in simple rhymes that marry well to the wonderful illustrations with their close detail, friendly characters and lovely clear colours on paper so silky, it invites small fingers to touch. The illustration of the mouse inside the deep purple clock with her small golden light is totally enchanting, as the book itself enchants.”' Armadillo

'“A perfect story to share to highlight the importance of how we are stronger working as a team as we all have our own strengths.”' Books for Boys

'“A delightful rhyming tale of looking beyond our differences, friendship and working together.”' The School Librarian

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