Too Small Tola #2: Too Small Tola and the Three Fine Girls

Atinuke (Author) Onyinye Iwu (Illustrator)
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Product Type: Hardcover Books
Age Groups: Ages 7 to 9

Too Small Tola is back—and as determined as ever—in a second trio of winning stories about a diminutive heroine with a big-big heart.

Acclaimed author and storyteller Atinuke reunites with illustrator Onyinye Iwu for a follow-up to their highly acclaimed first chapter book about a little girl with a mighty will and charm to spare. Too Small Tola lives in an apartment with her clever sister, Moji; her big brother, Dapo; and Grandmommy, who is very bossy. In the first of three endearing new adventures, Tola is sized just right to wriggle under the bed and rescue Grandmommy’s prized possession when it goes missing. Her savvy and math skills save the day when Grandmommy gets sick, and when the family can’t afford new clothes, industrious Tola finds a way—with a little help from Grandmommy—to be just as fine as the three fine girls she so greatly admires. Richly patterned black-and-white art and Atinuke’s captivating wit evoke an authentic and close-knit urban community and the vibrant energy of Lagos, Nigeria, through the eyes of a tiny but resolute heroine with something to teach us all.

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SKU 142070
ISBN 9781536225174
Language English
Lexile ® Measure 610L
Guided Reading Level P
Page Count 96
Product Type Hardcover Books
Book Type Chapter Books
Additional Contributor Onyinye Iwu
Primary Contributor Atinuke
Age Groups Ages 7 to 9
Publisher Candlewick Press