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The bus for us

by Bloom, Suzanne, 1950-

Format: Print Book 2013
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Today is Tess's first day of school and her very first ride on a school bus. As a multitude of vehicles--from fire engine to front loader--passes by, Tess eagerly asks, "Is this the bus for us, Gus?" Young readers will particularly enjoy knowing more than Tess as they identify all of the vehicles that pass by, and they will laugh at the ridiculous antics of all of the kids waiting at the bus stop. Bloom paints a brilliant cast of multiracial kids toting backpacks, lunch boxes, and show-and-tell pets, creating humorous subplots in this reassuring back-to-school classic.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Now available in a bilingual edition, this title features short repetitive text (the Spanish appears in a larger, darker font, followed by the English words in a smaller, lighter font) that is just right for beginning readers in either Spanish or English. On her first day of school, Tess eagerly asks her older friend, Gus, ¿Es éste nuestro autobús? ( Is this the bus for us? ). The lively watercolor art, with wonderfully humorous details, against a white background combined with Gus's patient refrain, No, Tess. Éste es un taxi . . . camión de bomberos . . . camión de helados ( No, Tess. This is a taxi . . . fire engine . . . ice-cream truck ) make this a playful, simple vocabulary builder of vehicle terms in both languages, as well as a delightful story.--Schon, Isabel Copyright 2009 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects School buses -- Fiction.
Vehicles -- Fiction.
School buses.
Publisher Homesdale, PA :2013
Edition First edition.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN 9781620914410
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