Bestselling author Emily Winfield Martin’s latest book, The Littlest Family’s Big Day, follows a little bear family (and their tiny adopted fox) as they explore their new home in the woods. The family moves into their house in a tree trunk and then sets out to explore their surroundings. Who will they encounter along the way? They meet many friends – rabbits, mice, squirrels, raccoons and more – and encounter a lush environment. The beauty of nature shines through with Winfield’s gorgeous, decorative illustrations. Butterfly fairies dance in the wind; little bear’s reflection ripples in the river; strawberries are ripe for picking; and plushy, orange toadstools provide shelter from the rain. The family loses their way in the woods, only to be directed home by a generous owl. A stunning double gatefold illustrates how friends welcome the little family home.

[alert variation=”alert-info”]Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Formats: Hardcover, eBook, Kindle
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Young readers will delight in this charming story, which is scripted with gentle cursive text and filled with serene animals. Above all, Martin’s illustrations are truly a delight and children and their parents will enjoy poring over the beauty of the woodland setting.

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