Everything Goes by Brian Biggs
Henry in a Jam (My First I Can Read)

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Beep, beep!
Honk, honk!
Henry is in a jam!

On their way to a birthday party, Henry and his parents get stuck in traffic. A tree has fallen onto the road, and no one can get by. Luckily, there are plenty of emergency vehicles that are here to help! Police cars, fire engines, an ambulance, and a backhoe are all at the scene, and Henry gets to be part of the action.

The first title in the Everything Goes I Can Read series, Henry in a Jam showcases those special vehicles that help out whenever there is a jam, perfect for any beginning reader who knows what it’s like to get stuck.

 

About Brian Biggs

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Brian Biggs is the illustrator of the Roscoe Riley Rules books by Katherine Applegate and One Beastly Beast by Garth Nix. Brian illustrated for many magazines and newspapers before starting his career in children's books in 2003, with the Shredderman series by Wendelin Van Draanan. Everything Goes is his first book series as both author and illustrator. You can visit him online at www.everythinggoesbooks.com and www.mrbiggs.com.
 
Published February 21, 2012 by HarperCollins. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The endeavor ends on a page depicting a motley assortment of vehicles halted by a sole chicken crossing the road with accompanying text “1 BIG traffic jam!” While the oversize hardcover titles in the Everything Goes series also have strong toddler appeal, these board books have all of the enchant...

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A diagram of a car is accompanied by a disquisition on the relationship between a car battery and the motor, as well as the fact that "[a]n electric car uses batteries and electric motor.

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Passengers wheel luggage through a concourse, undress to various degrees at a security station (“NOPE” flashes the red sign over the gate as a peg-legged pirate tries to pass), board a jetliner (later seen in a cutaway view) and taxi out to the runway for a climactic double-gatefold takeoff.

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Illustrator Biggs's first solo outing launches a transportation-based series with a cartooned survey of vehicles that populate the roads and rails.

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Examiner

Station wagons, hatchbacks, electric cars, antique cars and convertible sports cars are just a few of them.

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City Book Review

Each page is a decorative story about things that go in the air and filled with cute pictures of people with chat bubbles over their heads saying silly stuff like, “Mocha, latte, or cappuccino?” “By the time I get to the Big Apple, I’ll be hungry.” Towards the end of the book, it takes you into...

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City Book Review

Henry Goes Skating is about when Henry travels with his family in the snow to the skating rink.

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Portland Book Review

A blue car driving through mud represents “dirty” while a shiny green car getting a wash represents “clean.” A tiny compact car equals “small” while a huge semi-truck equals “big.” Compare the “many” motorcyclists versus the “few” unicyclists.

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