Big Boys Cry

Jonty Howley (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Random House Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
June 11, 2019
Pages
48
Dimensions
11.1 X 8.6 X 0.5 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781524773205

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About the Author

JONTY HOWLEY is a British author and illustrator. From a young age, Jonty has always loved to draw, and few things excite him more than beautiful books and the worlds you can find inside them. This is his first one.

Reviews

"On his first day of school, a young boy learns it's OK to show his feelings no matter his age...The overall lesson about men showing tears is made all the more effective with its representation of a range of feelings beyond sadness. A compassionate story that encourages openness and honesty about emotions."

-Kirkus


Levi is crying because it's his first day at a new school. "Big boys don't cry," Papa tells him, but Levi's
journey as he walks proves otherwise. First he sees a fisherman weeping, then a harpist, grandparents, new parents, rich men, poor men, army men, brainy men, and even baker men. "Big boys were crying everywhere!"
Digitally created full-bleed pages highlight the bright pastels of the seashore.Children will have fun seeking out the spurting blue drops on each unique face, as they understand that it's
OK to cry.--Booklist