The Great Big Book of Families The Great Big Book of Families - Mary Hoffman (author), Ros Asquith (illustrator) This fun and fascinating treasury features all kinds of families and their lives together. Each spread showcases one aspect of home life - from houses and holidays, to schools and pets, to feelings and family trees. Ros Asquith's humorous illustrations perfectly complement a charming text from the acclaimed Mary Hoffman; kids will love poring over these pages again and again. A celebration of the diverse fabric of kith and kin the world over, The Great Big Book of Families is a great big treat for every family to share Review courtesy of GoodReads Mary Hoffman, author - I’m honoured to have a title of mine included in Beanstalk’s first pack of 40 books! My illustrator and friend Ros Asquith and I created The Great Big Book of Families and its sequels to include as many different children as we could and show just how many types of family there are.