Dot in Larryland by Patricia Marx
The Big Little Book of an Odd-Sized Friendship

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He may be huge and she may be tiny, but Dot and Larry are destined to become best friends. Dot, a teeny tiny little gal who’s no bigger than a dust mite, is very lonely and would love to find a friend. Larry, a guy who’s so big his head is always in the clouds, doesn’t think anyone understands him. But a chance meeting at a diner (just after Larry’s fifteenth burger) leads Dot right to the most humongous man in the world, and they discover that their differences actually make them pretty similar. Featuring Roz Chast’s distinctive and hilarious illustrations, Dot in Larryland will have readers looking very high (and very low) for their next best friend.

About Patricia Marx

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PATRICIA MARX is a former Saturday Night Live writer and author of several books, including the New York Times bestseller Him Her Him Again the End of Him. This is her first book for invisible readers. She lives in New York City. ROZ CHAST has illustrated countless cartoons for magazines like the New Yorker and is the author of Theories of Everything: Selected, Collected, and Health-Inspected Cartoons, 1978-2006. She’s illustrated many picture books for children, including the New York Times and Book Sense bestseller The Alphabet from A to Y with Bonus Letter Z! by Steve Martin. Roz lives in Connecticut.
Published December 23, 2008 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens. 40 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Humor & Entertainment.

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Marx’s breezy, tongue-in-cheek text bristles with humorous metaliterary asides (Dot’s half of the story is in verse, but Larry’s is not, for instance), but successfully shows that size doesn’t matter between friends.

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Somewhere in these oversize pages there is a story of friendship between two nice but lonely people: an infinitesimal woman (“Note: picture of Dot has been magnified a flajillion times”) and a ginormous man (“His toes are so far from his head that if Larry steps in a puddle, he doesn’t know it ti...

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