“It’s Just So Little” is the second book from the award-winning “It’s Just So” series from authors Brenda Faatz and Peter Trimarco.
In this adventure, Lizzy faces challenges of growth and change. She and her faithful puppy adopt a frail little sapling tree, taking on the job of protecting and nurturing their new, well-rooted ‘friend’ throughout the seasons. In the meantime, Lizzy is outgrowing all of her favorite clothes and watching as Mom seems to be outgrowing her clothes as well. Lizzy’s biggest change comes in welcoming the new baby as her family tree seems to be growing too.
“Vibrant illustrations and an engaging main character help young readers explore themes of resilience, courage, and perseverance…” – Foreword Reviews Clarion 5 Stars
“While there is a plethora of picture books dealing with the issue of becoming an older sibling, this one breaks the mold … Lizzy is a cute and relatable protagonist…” – Kirkus Reviews
“This book is a celebration of change―…Lizzy’s zest for life inspires a happy embracing of new things. One of the best gifts that we can give our children is the ability to welcome and enjoy the adventure of change. It’s Just So… Little is an electra-dazzle-riffic picture book that inspires children to grow and enjoy all the changes, big and little!” – JB McPherson Reader’s Favorite 5 Stars
Gold – Mom’s Choice Award
Gold – Readers Favorite 2017 – Children’s “Coming of Age”
Silver – CIPA Evvy Award – Best Children’s Picture Book Illustration
Bronze – CIPA Evvy Award – Best Children’s Picture Book
Silver – Foreword INDIES – Best Children’s Picture Book
Bronze – Foreword INDIES – Augmented Reality – Video Book
Purple Dragonfly Honor – Children’s Picture Book