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I don't want to be big / written by Dev Petty ; illustrated by Mike Boldt.

Petty, Dev, (author.). Boldt, Mike, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 14 of 15 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

0 current holds with 15 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch E PET (Text) 0530006088993 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch E PET (Text) 0530005861809 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch E PET (Text) 0530005861818 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Cherokee - Gaffney Library E PET (Text) 33636001532375 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch E PET (Text) 30018005200627 Juvenile Picture Book Checked out 07/21/2020
Florence - Main Library JE P (Text) 33172006023566 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Kershaw - Bethune Library E Petty (Text) 33255003365633 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Kershaw - Bookmobile E Petty (Text) 33255003365625 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Kershaw - Camden Library E Petty (Text) 33255003365658 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Kershaw - Elgin Library E Petty (Text) 33255003365641 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101939208
  • ISBN: 9781101939215
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2016]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Little Frog does not want to grow up, and he gives his father all sorts of reasons why being small is best.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 1.6 0.5 186830
Subject: Growth > Juvenile fiction.
Frogs > Juvenile fiction.
Growth > Fiction.
Size > Fiction.
Frogs > Fiction.
Genre: Picture books for children.

DEV PETTY is the author of I Don't Want to Be a Frog, I Don't Want to Be Big, There's Nothing to Do!, and I Don't Want to Go to Sleep. A graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, Dev previously worked as a visual-effects artist in film, contributing to such movies as the Matrix Trilogy. Dev was born and raised in Berkeley, California, and now lives right next door in Albany with her husband, two daughters, some dogs, and other critters. Visit her online at and on Twitter at @devpetty. 
MIKE BOLDT is an author and illustrator living in the countryside of Alberta, Canada. He has illustrated many books for children, including the picture books I Don't Want to Be a Frog, I Don't Want to Be Big, There's Nothing to Do!, and I Don't Want to Go to Sleep. When he's not drawing, he's building snow forts and Lego spaceships with his three kids, or sharing laughs and his ice cream with his wife. He is very glad he's not a frog. Visit Mike online at and on Twitter at @MikeBoldt.

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