The adventure begins when an old farmhouse gets salvaged and recycled into Tiny, a snug little house with a big heart -- and WHEELS! With the help of Big Truck, Tiny sets off across America to discover if he is still a real home.
Tiny makes friends on the road, like Shiny the Airstream, Waverly the houseboat, and Buster the skoolie. He even goes to a jamboree! After thousands of miles, Tiny discovers that home isn't a place…it's a feeling in your heart.
The irresistible rhymes and delightfully detailed illustrations in this new classic from the creators of Sun Kisses, Moon Hugs are sure to enchant children - and the book's gentle messages about sustainable living and working together will delight parents and teachers as well.
Maureen Palacios doesn't stock many self-published titles, but she's taking a chance on The Big Adventures of Tiny House. As the owner of the country's oldest independent children's bookstore, Once Upon a Time Books in Montrose, California, she sees a lot of picture books. She has enthusiastically embraced this whimsical tale about an old farmhouse that gets recycled into a tiny house on wheeels and sets off on an adventure across America to discover if he is still a real home.
Once Upon a Time will be taking pre-orders for the book now until its release date of April 25th. In addiion, Palacios has invited author Susan Bernardo and illustrator Courtenay Fletcher to do a special storytime and signing event at her store on April 29th, in honor of Independent Bookstore Day. Indie book + Indie Bookstore - it's a perfect match!
The Big Adventures of Tiny House has been chosen as by "We Are Teachers" as one of 15 must-have books for kindergarten! We are delighted to be in the company of classics like Where the Wild Things Are and Brown Bear, Brown Bear! Check out their wonderful blog for educators to see more.