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

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. 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 to TICK and TOCK and DING! 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?

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781406366204
  • Published: 01 Nov 2018
  • Price: £11.99
  • Size: 288 x 220 mm
  • Pages: 32

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Customer reviews


'“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

'“Super for bedtime sharing and first steps in reading.”' Carousel

'“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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