By Trolley Past Thimbledon Bridge by Ashley BryanBy Trolley Past Thimbledon Bridge by Ashley Bryan

By Trolley Past Thimbledon Bridge

byAshley BryanIllustratorMarvin Bileck

Picture Books | May 1, 2015

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Winner of:
2015 Parents' Choice Award, Picture Book

This picture book takes children of all ages on a trolley-ride dream adventure

Featuring the extraordinary illustrations of Caldecott Honoree, Marvin Bileck, this book is a dream caught on paper with the sense of magic and wonder and unfettered imagination of a child. As sleep starts the journey into the blue, marvelous threads unravel dreamy images out of the blue revealing animals, far-off places, a circus, games, toys, wind, rain, a touch of this and a touch of that, words and wordplay. A poem accompanies the whimsical illustrations, perfectly capturing the sense of awe and excitement of childhood. With the eyes of a child, or simply the heart of a child, this book invites you into a dream world, an allegory, a journey.

Ashley Bryan is an author, artist, and teacher who was the first African American man to both write and illustrate a book for children. His work has earned widespread recognition, including the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award and several Coretta Scott King awards and honors. His two volumes of collections of Black American spirituals, Walk ...
Title:By Trolley Past Thimbledon BridgeFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 9.75 × 12 × 0.98 inPublished:May 1, 2015Publisher:Alazar PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0979300045

ISBN - 13:9780979300042

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Editorial Reviews

"Lines of prose are scattered among the illustrations, which will dazzle the eyes and stimulate the imagination. By Trolley Past Thimbledon Bridge has literally been decades in the making, but this beautiful picture book has been completely worth the wait." —Holly Scudero,