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Publisher Comments:

An ordinary train ride becomes and extraordinary trip to the great ancient forests

A subway trip is transformed when a young boy happens upon a book about redwood forests. As he reads the information unfolds, and with each new bit of knowledge, he travels--all the way to California to climb into the Redwood canopy. Crammed with interesting and accurate information about these great natural wonders, Jason Chin's first book is innovative nonfiction set within a strong and beautiful picture storybook.

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Mixing the true and the truly wild, Jason Chin offers up engaging facts about the towering trees of California and Oregon along with bright, captivating illustrations that pluck a kid out of New York City and plunge him into the redwood forest. The book opens with a lone preteen waiting for the F train in Manhattan. He finds a book that looks uncannily like the one he’s in, and while absorbed... Washington Post Book Review (read the entire Washington Post review)

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A boy's ordinary train ride becomes an extraordinary trip to the great ancient forests. Crammed with information about these great natural wonders, Chin's first book is innovative nonfiction set within a strong and beautiful picture storybook. Full color.

About the Author

JASON CHIN worked as a children's bookseller. He has illustrated several books, but this is his author-illustrator debut. He lives in Vermont.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781596434301
Author:
Chin, Jason
Publisher:
Flash Point
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - General
Subject:
Giant sequoia.
Subject:
Coast redwood
Subject:
Trees
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Transportation - Railroads & Trains
Subject:
Science & Technology / Environmental Science & Technology Ecology
Subject:
Science & Nature - Trees & Forests
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture Book Nonfiction
Publication Date:
20090317
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes full-color illustrations throug
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11.3 x 7.84 x 0.355 in
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , A boy's ordinary train ride becomes an extraordinary trip to the great ancient forests. Crammed with information about these great natural wonders, Chin's first book is innovative nonfiction set within a strong and beautiful picture storybook. Full color.
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