The Magic of Making A Little Book

Sophie Lucido Johnson
8 min readMar 4, 2022

I’ve Got Your Saturday Afternoon Plans Covered

All illustrations are by the author.

Although I understand that I am about to commit a great transgression of cliché, I’d like to begin with a pair of definitions. What is a book? And what makes something little?

I don’t have a dictionary handy (or the internet, which I’m sure you’ll find hard to believe, but I’m writing on a treadmill), so…