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Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle

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“[Raschka's] marvelous sequences, fluid style, and emotional intelligence capture all of the momentum and exhilaration of this glorious accomplishment,” raves School Library Journal in a starred review.

Learning to ride a bike is one of the most important milestones of childhood, and no one captures the emotional ups and downs of the experience better than Chris Raschka, who won the 2012 Caldecott Medal for A Ball for Daisy. In this simple yet emotionally rich "guide," a father takes his daughter through all the steps in the process—from choosing the perfect bicycle to that triumphant first successful ride. Using very few words and lots of expressive pictures, here is a picture book that not only shows kids how to learn to ride, but captures what it feels like to fall . . . get up . . . fall again . . . and finally "by luck, grace, and determination" ride a bicycle!

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Synopsis:

“[Raschka's] marvelous sequences, fluid style, and emotional intelligence capture all of the momentum and exhilaration of this glorious accomplishment,” raves School Library Journal in a starred review.

Learning to ride a bike is one of the most important milestones of childhood, and no one captures the emotional ups and downs of the experience better than Chris Raschka, who won the 2012 Caldecott Medal for A Ball for Daisy. In this simple yet emotionally rich "guide," a father takes his daughter through all the steps in the process—from choosing the perfect bicycle to that triumphant first successful ride. Using very few words and lots of expressive pictures, here is a picture book that not only shows kids how to learn to ride, but captures what it feels like to fall . . . get up . . . fall again . . . and finally "by luck, grace, and determination" ride a bicycle!

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

CHRIS RASCHKA, the 2012 Caldecott Medalist, is an avid bike rider and wrote a 2010 New York Times op-ed piece, "Braking Away," about the importance of obeying the rules of the road while on a bicycle. He has written and/or illustrated over 30 books for children, including the 2012 Caldecott Medal winner A Ball for Daisy, which was also a New York Times Best Illustrated Book and described byThe Horn Book in a starred review as "noteworthy for both its artistry and its child appeal." His other books include the 2006 Caldecott Medal winner, The Hello, Goodbye Window by Norton Juster; the Caldecott Honor Book Yo? Yes!, and the ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book Good Sports.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375970078
Author:
Raschka, Christopher
Publisher:
Schwartz & Wade Books
Author:
Raschka, Chris
Author:
Chris
Author:
Raschka
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Subject:
Bicycles
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Library binding
Publication Date:
20130431
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.89 x 9.82 x 0.46 in 0.895 lb
Age Level:
from 4 up to 8

Related Subjects

Children's » General
Children's » Nonfiction » Health » Fitness and Exercise
Children's » Sports and Outdoors » General
Children's » Sports and Outdoors » Sports Fiction » Cycling
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » New Experience
Young Adult » Nonfiction » Teen Issues

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Product details 32 pages Schwartz & Wade Books - English 9780375970078 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , “[Raschka's] marvelous sequences, fluid style, and emotional intelligence capture all of the momentum and exhilaration of this glorious accomplishment,” raves School Library Journal in a starred review.

Learning to ride a bike is one of the most important milestones of childhood, and no one captures the emotional ups and downs of the experience better than Chris Raschka, who won the 2012 Caldecott Medal for A Ball for Daisy. In this simple yet emotionally rich "guide," a father takes his daughter through all the steps in the process—from choosing the perfect bicycle to that triumphant first successful ride. Using very few words and lots of expressive pictures, here is a picture book that not only shows kids how to learn to ride, but captures what it feels like to fall . . . get up . . . fall again . . . and finally "by luck, grace, and determination" ride a bicycle!

From the Hardcover edition.

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