Ride by Stephen Gammell

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Anyone who has ever taken a trip in the family car knows about backseat battles, but has there ever been a boundary war like this one? Road warriors of all ages will see themselves in this riotous picture book by Stephen Gammell

About Stephen Gammell

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STEPHEN GAMMELL is the beloved author and illustrator of Twigboy and Is That You, Winter? He received the Caldecott Medal for his illustration of Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman. He lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Published April 1, 2001 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Gammell's (Twigboy, 2000, etc.) signature splattery pastel, pencil, and watercolor illustrations accommodate this skirmish perfectly, expanding and breaking out of the frame as the children's visualizations of their fight range from hurled bedroom furniture to a load of dumped garbage to fiercely...

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the two kids begin a round of insult-hurling: " 'Well you're a poopy face!' 'Well you have booger breath!!' " The fight soon devolves into active skirmishing, then leaps into fantasy, with the children throwing bedroom furniture, then continuing their feud in outer space and, eventually, as a pa...

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