Renowned author Michael Rosen offers a quintessential book for young children who love things that go.
Small children take great delight in rides—whether by bicycle, car, boat, or plane. But best of all is taking the bus, because the bus is for everyone! Complemented by beautiful artwork from Gillian Tyler, this playful rhyming narrative by Michael Rosen will rev up little listeners to join right in.
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In pleasing little rhymes, this gem of a book pays tribute to all kinds of rides. —The New York Times
Rosen’s rhyming text has a relaxed, unforced feel, and his story is a nice mix of the practical and the fanciful. Tyler’s warm watercolors add a dreamy layer of imagination to the story. A lovely treatment of a perennially popular topic. —Kirkus Reviews
Nicely varied, the verse is well attuned to preschoolers’ interests, while Tyler’s large-scale, sweeping scenes offer details for kids to discover and enjoy. An enjoyable journey for the younger set. —Booklist
The watercolor illustrations, done in pastel colors with round lines and swirly, dreamlike backgrounds, keep the scenes soft and inviting. This gentle but spirited ride is designed to please even the youngest listeners. —School Library Journal