My Bike Lap Book by Byron Barton


My Bike Lap Book by Byron Barton

Award-winning, bestselling picture book creator Byron Barton's My Bike is a lively celebration of transportation (bicycles and unicycles and other things that go) and animals (elephants, monkeys, and lions) with a surprise ending. The Horn Book said, This latest installment in Barton's transportation series may be the best one yet. Which is saying a lot. A preschool classic in a big lap-sized edition that is perfect for sharing and story time by the author of My Car, My Bus, My House, and other beloved books for young children.


Escalating surprises [with] a high-wire climax... A natural for group storytimes, though plenty of single tots will enjoy seeing Tom's seemingly quotidian world suddenly transformed. -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review) This latest installment in Barton's transportation series may be the best one yet. Which is saying a lot. -- Horn Book (starred review) Brightly illustrated ... reminiscent of children's paintings in its broad lines, startling colors, and simplified shapes ... With a surprising diversion toward the circus, and a twist back to cycles at the end, this will please fans of [Barton's] previous books and young bike-lovers as well. -- Booklist (starred review) Praise for My Car: Simply wonderful. -- Booklist (starred review) With bright primary colors, simple bold shapes, and the briefest of texts, Barton introduces Tom ...[who] is a captivating and first-rate entertainer; so is the creator of this preschooler-perfect picture book. -- Horn Book (starred review) Tom and his bike pull together an entire community in what adds up to a prized preschool trilogy from Byron Barton. -- Shelf Awareness

About the Author

Byron Barton is the creator of many picture books for young children, including My Car, Building a House, and Little Red Hen.

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40 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

31st December 1975



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