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Follow that road!

Speed off on an eventful bicycle ride along the bold yellow road that cuts through town, by the sea, and through the country. Ride up and around, along and through, out and down.

Frank's striking graphic style is executed in just five joyous colors, and his spare, rhythmic language is infectious.

Hit a bump?
Get back on track!
Reach the end?
Start again!

About the Author

Frank Viva is an illustrator and graphic designer who has won more than 300 awards. His illustrations have appeared in Time, Esquire, the New York Times, the Boston Globe ­and on the cover of the New Yorker. A past president of The Advertising & Design Club of Canada, he is passionate about cooking, wine, and his daily bike ride to the office. This is his first children's picture book.
Published June 4, 2013 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Children's Books.

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What was one continuous 35-foot long work of art turns into a nifty visual exercise and an engaging image for young folk.

May 24 2011 | Read Full Review of Along a Long Road

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A note explains that newcomer Viva created the art for this celebration of cycling as a single, continuous thirty-five-foot-long piece of art. The uniting element is a golden, glossy ribbon of road

Apr 04 2011 | Read Full Review of Along a Long Road

City Book Review

An award wining graphic artist and avid cyclist who’s cycled the roads of India, Morocco, France, Italy, and New York, Frank Viva captures the lure and fascination of cycling with his simple text and stylized illustrations.

Sep 15 2011 | Read Full Review of Along a Long Road

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