Depends on the size of the child and the size of the hand. Not my hand certainly, but someone at least 7 feet tall with the proportions of a linebacker? Yeah, I can see it.
Let's just agree that the art is terribly inconsistent, because I don't think there is any real answer beyond that.
There might be, if I can get a hold of Thunt sometime next week after he gets his computer back. I can at least ask him to get it in typing.