How Did You Grow So Big, So Soon?

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Celebrate the very special bonds of love between a mother and her child in this tender tale. As a young boy gets ready for bed the night before the first day of school he talks to his mother about everything from his first tiny wail to his halting first steps to his triumphant first bike ride. This nostalgic look book sweetly depicts the unconditional love between a mother and her son. Perfect for celebrating a child’s first day of school.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-57505-677-7
$26.99 $20.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Books ®
Language English
Publication Date 2003-08-01
BISACS JUV035000, JUV010000, JUV043000
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 2.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 76955
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

Illustrator: Marni Backer

Author: Anne Bowen

Anne Bowen is the author of Tooth Fairy’s First Night, which was nominated for the Nevada Young Reader’s Award, the Nebraska Golden Sower Award, and the Georgia Picture Book Award. Her book, What Do Teacher’s Do (after YOU Leave School)? was a CBC Book Award nominee and a Society of School Librarians International Honor Book. She also wrote When You Visit Grandma and Grandpa, A Children’s Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year, and I Know An Old Teacher, which was included in the 100th anniversary edition of the Bank Street College’s Best Children’s Books of the Year. Anne was a teacher for thirty years. She lives in Ogden, Utah, with her husband.