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Big Umbrella (The) - Cover
Big Umbrella (The)
Amy June Bates, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018
The magic of the big umbrella is that there is always room for more. This playful children's book offers visually beautiful pictures and an important message for children about sharing resources. The language is playful and the illustrations explore a diverse community sharing the shade and shelter of an ever-growing umbrella.

Ages: Play Years (2-4), Transition (4-5)
Languages: English
Book Types: Story Book
Identity Groups: Disabilities, Elders, Multi-racial Groups
Special Topics: Activism, Weather/Seasons
Strands: Joy in Diversity, Creative Conflict Resolution & Sense of Justice, Imagination & Playfulness