Saturday, February 28, 2015

Book Review: The Bus Ride

THE BUS RIDE by Marianne Dubuc is a beautifully illustrated picture book about a young girl’s first experience alone on a bus.
While many picture books are visually overwhelming, Dubuc’s simple illustrations allow readers to concentrate on the story and characters. Originally published in French, the book translates well into English.
Children will enjoy re-reading the book and following each of the individual characters and families that ride the bus. Even after multiple readings, they’ll find new details to enjoy. It’s particularly fun to follow the words on the newspaper and the movement of the sleeping sloth.
Teachers will find the book filled with opportunities for discussion.
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NetGalley ARC used for review