40 pages, 12.25 × 11.25 × 0.25 in
June 15, 2010
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1423111850
ISBN - 13: 9781423111856
About the Book
Fuel? Check!Flaps? Check!Radio? Check! Ready for take-off! Ellie and her brother, Gill, are in for a special treat. Their dad is taking them to the air show! And even better-he's taking them in his plane! Ellie can barely contain her excitement as they taxi out, although what she's really looking forward to is flying in a stunt plane. The air show is filled with every imaginable model of aircraft, from a WWII B-17 to a huge Gulfstream. Then Ellie sees them-the stunt planes. Big sky loops, huge nose dives, even barrol rolls, every stunt is amazing... especially when Ellie gets to ride along in the passenger seat! Treat Williams, an avid pilot, and Robert Neubecker, an air show enthusiast, have infused this energetic picture book with their passion for planes. Filled with aircraft of all shapes and sizes, intricately illustrated gadgets, and lots of cool pilot-speak, this lofty adventure will appeal to aspiring pilots everywhere.
From the Publisher
Ellie and Gill are going to the Air Show! There will be over 10,000 planes there. But there's one kind of plane in particular that Ellie's got her eye on. Will she go up in a stunt plane?
Beloved motion picture and television actor Treat Williams and acclaimed picture book creator Robert Neubecker team up to give kids a tour of the air show. Loaded with color and action and lots of cool pilot-speak, this book is the perfect book for read-alouds as well as for poring over again and again.Air Showis sure to find fans amongst young lovers of gadgets and vehicles.Blue sky? Check! Cool planes? Check!Ready for take-off!
About the Author
Golden Globe- and Emmy-nominated Treat Williams has starred in dozens of movies and TV shows over three decades, includingWhat Happens in Vegas(2008) andEverwood. A certified multi-engine airplane and helicopter flight instructor, he worked briefly as a professional pilot in the 1980s and recently completed training to fly jet engine planes. This is his first picture book for children.
Robert Neubecker (www.neubecker.com) is a regular contributor toSlate.com, Time,theWall Street Journaland theLos Angeles Times.His books includeWow! City!,an American Library Association Notable book for 2005. A longtime New Yorker, Robert now lives in Park City, Utah.