The big umbrella

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Schuster Books for Young Readers,
Pub. Date:
First edition.
"A subtle, deceptively simple book about inclusion, hospitality, and welcoming the 'other.'" -- Kirkus Reviews "A boundlessly inclusive spirit...This open-ended picture book creates a natural springboard for discussion." -- Booklist "This sweet extended metaphor uses an umbrella to demonstrate how kindness and inclusion work...A lovely addition to any library collection, for classroom use or for sharing at home." -- School Library Journal In the tradition of Alison McGhee's Someday , beloved illustrator Amy June Bates makes her authorial debut alongside her eleven-year-old daughter with this timely and timeless picture book about acceptance. By the door there is an umbrella. It is big. It is so big that when it starts to rain there is room for everyone underneath. It doesn't matter if you are tall. Or plaid. Or hairy. It doesn't matter how many legs you have. Don't worry that there won't be enough room under the umbrella. Because there will always be room. Lush illustrations and simple, lyrical text subtly address themes of inclusion and tolerance in this sweet story that accomplished illustrator Amy June Bates cowrote with her daughter, Juniper, while walking to school together in the rain.
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Grouped Work ID 32e75270-4f0a-cf1c-8c47-0676326b7316
Grouping Title big umbrella
Grouping Author bates amy june
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-17 23:43:27PM
Last Indexed 2018-10-18 03:43:08AM

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subject_facet Toleration -- Fiction, Toleration -- Juvenile fiction, Umbrellas -- Fiction, Umbrellas -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The big umbrella
title_full The big umbrella / Amy June Bates ; cowritten with Juniper Bates
title_short The big umbrella
topic_facet Toleration, Umbrellas