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The 46 Little Men Hardcover – May, 1991

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From Publishers Weekly

Beginning with the clever endpaper introduction to its stars, this perky, mostly wordless picture-book fantasy features miniature people who make their home in a painting on a nursery wall. "One day Professor P. and his friend Morrison open the brown suitcase and find two nails, a rope ladder and a map of the Island of the Elves. . . ." The men descend from their picture perch and, initially pursued by the family cat, explore and cavort in a series of highly detailed, enchanting--even enchanted--landscapes. Youngsters will enjoy sorting out the characters and deciphering the plot contained in these pages rich with visual clues. Reminiscent of 1930s cartoon zaniness, this quirky work is just offbeat enough to connect with the younger siblings of Waldo fans. Ages 3-up.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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PreSchool-Grade 3-- Before this wordless (but for the first page) story begins, readers are introduced to the 46 little men who live in the picture on the nursery wall. Each one is as different as different can be. A couple of them discover a map to the Island of the Elves and off they all troop out of the picture and out of the nursery, building paperclip bridges among other unusual items. They arrive at the island where all the elves are female (or why would they have gone to so much trouble to get there?). This witty and highly original story is bursting with clever details as each little man bustles along in his individual way. The colors are coral, yellow, and green in a style very much like picture books of old. Adults will be constantly reminded of Palmer Cox's Brownies, to whom these 46 little guys bear a strong resemblance. This charmer should give children hours of enjoyment. --Kay McPherson, Central Atlanta-Fulton Public Library
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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Product Details

  • Age Range: 3 and up
  • Hardcover: 21 pages
  • Publisher: Greenwillow; 1st American ed edition (May 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0688092837
  • ISBN-13: 978-0688092832
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 9 x 12 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #923,198 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By upup@worldnet.att.net on May 9, 1998
Format: Hardcover
My 3-year-old's limited attention span was stretched to a good 30 minutes by this book--30 quiet minutes on her own, a near-miraculous feat for a toddler. When we "read" it together (there are no words), we always found something new to talk about, since the illustrations are so rich in comic detail. After I returned our library copy, I decided to buy one of our own. There's much in these pages that my daughter will continue to find fun and stimulating in the years to come.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By S. I. Cardona on January 7, 2007
Format: Hardcover
Traviesas figuras escapan de un cuadro y atraviesan la habitación, llegan a un jardín fantástico sólo para regresar, por un acceso secreto, al cuadro del principio. Un libro para adiestrar la mirada y exacerbar la imaginación, este texto sin palabras fue el favorito de mi hijo desde los dos años de edad. Hoy, ya un joven de quince, los 46 hombrecitos son parte importante de su fabuloso imaginario.
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