Big City Song by Debora PearsonBig City Song by Debora Pearson

Big City Song

byDebora PearsonIllustratorLynn Rowe Read

Hardcover | May 18, 2006

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"Swish! Kerplop! Blam!" As the city wakes up, revs up, then works up to a real racket, it makes its own medley of sounds.
Debora Pearson has worked as a librarian and editor of an award-winning children's magazine. Her many books for children include 52 Days by Camel: My Sahara Adventure, a Smithsonian Notable Book for Children; Jungle Islands: My South Sea Adventure; and Cookie Critters. She lives in Toronto, Canada.Lynn Rowe Reed is the illustrator of s...
Title:Big City SongFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11.25 × 8.75 × 0.25 inPublished:May 18, 2006Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823419886

ISBN - 13:9780823419883

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Editorial Reviews

Simple, rhythmic words and bright, clear acrylic pictures celebrate the "big happy racket" of city sounds and movements, from the exciting "Clonk! Bonk! Bash!" of a demolition site to the "eeeee-o" of an ambulance. In addition to the roaring of machines, there are smaller noises--the swishing of windshield wipers in the rain, the thump of bundled newspapers landing on the street, and church bells bing-bonging slow, sad songs. As with Paul Stickland's Trucks (2005), this book will make a good read-aloud; children will want to join in and act out the pulsing images of the people that they see on the pages. Hazel Rochman