Roller Coaster

by Marla Frazee

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | May 1, 2003 | Picture Books

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Clickity, clackity.
Clickity, clackity.

The roller coaster car is going up, up, up to the highest spot. And at least one of the people in the car has never ridden on a roller coaster before . . . ever. Wheeeeeeee!

Format: Picture Books

Published: May 1, 2003

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0152045546

ISBN - 13: 9780152045548

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Rated out of 5 by from Winner of a Parents' Choice Gold Award Marla Frazee has done the seemingly impossible: written and illustrated a book about a roller-coaster ride that is virtually as heart-in-mouth terrifying as the actual experience. We follow a dozen thrill seekers of all ages as they are loaded “two to a seat” and then buckled in. “Clickity Clackity.” Their train is pulled up the first coaster hill by a chain. And from that point on it’s Whoosh! Zoom! Dip and Dive with screams and yells the viewer can almost hear issuing from the twelve riders we are watching. More than the text, Frazee’s pictures capture the speed and thrill of a ride not made for sissies. It is a vicarious tour de force that children will thumb through again and again. For more details on the Parents' Choice Foundation, please visit www.parents-choice.org
Date published: 2006-11-21

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Roller Coaster

by Marla Frazee

Format: Picture Books

Published: May 1, 2003

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0152045546

ISBN - 13: 9780152045548

About the Book

The roller coaster car is going up to the highest spot. Young readers can experience the thrill of riding a coaster for the very first time in this vibrant new adventure from acclaimed picture book creator Frazee. Full color.

From the Publisher

Clickity, clackity.
Clickity, clackity.

The roller coaster car is going up, up, up to the highest spot. And at least one of the people in the car has never ridden on a roller coaster before . . . ever. Wheeeeeeee!

About the Author

MARLA FRAZEE has illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including Hush, Little Baby: A Folk Song with Pictures, an ALA Notable Children''s Book. Her picture book A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever received a Caldecott Honor in 2009. She lives with her family in Pasadena, California.

Editorial Reviews

"Captur[es] both the train''s breathtaking speed and a hilarious range of rider reactions with consummate skill."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"A sweet and cheerful book."--The New York Times Book Review

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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