The Littles and the Trash Tinies #7

by John Peterson

Paperback, 1993



Local notes

PB Pet





Scholastic Paperbacks (1993), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 80 pages


Tom, Lucy, and Mr. Little must get to Trash City to deliver a message to their friends, the Trash Tinies. But there is a terrible storm! Will the Littles get to the city below the garbage dump? And what will they find when they get there?

Physical description

80 p.; 5.24 x 0.24 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member kmcgiverin05
This is a Fantasy book because it is all about people who are really little, smaller than babies. I would use this for intermediate grades, and in the classroom for learning about how people might live if they were that small (environment) and on community building. I think the plot was a good
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example of plot it started out setting everything up and then in the middle giving a problem that had to be solved, and solving it in the end.
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LibraryThing member katie.harrel
Genre: fantasy

This is a good short chapter book about fantasy because it is about tiny people. It is about a family of small people who live in the walls of someone's house and because of circumstances, they travel to Trash City to find the Uncle's friends. They experience the life style of people
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just like them but in a different place. It introduces them to a different style of living that is just as good as theirs.

Theme: The theme of this book is a struggles plot. The trip to Trash City is full of suspense and danger as they search for a place they have never been. After riding in a garbage truck, camping out, dodging cats, and wandering to find Trash City, they finally find what they are looking for.

Age Appropriate: intermediate
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