The Little Guys
An adorable cautionary tale from Caldecott Honoree Vera Brosgol
We are the Little Guys.
Yes, we are small. But there are a lot of us.
Together we are strong, and we can get all we need.
The Little Guys might be small, but they aim to be mighty.
As they head off to find breakfast, they can conquer anything through teamwork—cross deep waters, dig through obstacles, and c...more
Beautiful illustrations, as always, from Vera Brosgol.
I don't eve ...more
The Little Guys' mindset makes a 180 so fast I didn't understand why or how they changed their minuscule minds, making the happy a ...more
The whole book they just steal and talk about how great they are. They talk about being able to beat up bigger animals. And they keep chanting "We are the little gu ...more
I read an advanced reader copy of this book, which comes out April 2. This is a story about sharing. The Little Guys are tiny creatures like acorns with stick person legs and arms and bulbous, orange noses that travel in a pack. The pack makes them mighty. They are unstoppable through the power of teamwork, able to cross dangerous terrains and “beat up” any animal that they encounter. On their quest to find breakfast, they steal and hoard the fores ...more
This picture book was so adorable! It’s illustrations are simple but cute, I’m not 100% sure what “The Little Guys” represented, to me they looked like tiny mushrooms with big noses which I feel was the purpose but unsure. I still loved how they were drawn though.
Everything else was drawn spot on with a little cartoonish vibe.
The store was cute but also had something to teach. If anyone is looking for a new cute picture book I would definitely ...more
Negative: The little guys are not likable. They engage in unkind behavior toward other members of their community. And they are greedy. The creatures they originally bullied come their rescue when the little guys get into trouble.
Simple text and cartoon-like ill ...more
Fun illustrations, be sure to check out the hidden book cover.
This could create a great conversation about kindness and imagination-cause just who/what are the little guys?
She has done illustration work for clients such as Nickelodeon, Sony Computer Entertainment, and Simon & Schuster. Her first graphic ...more