Rush Hour by Christine Loomis

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This energetic book introduces numerous modes of transportation and captures a diverse array of people participating in the rhythm of the city workday, then reuniting with their families in the evening to eat dinner and discuss the day.

About Christine Loomis

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Christine Loomis lives in Lafayette, Colorado. Pam Paparone lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mari Takabayashi was born in Tokyo, Japan, and studied at Otsuma Womens College. She illustrated Flannel Kisses and Marshmallow Kisses and is the author and illustrator of I Live in Brooklyn and I Live in Toyko. She lives with her husband and their two children in New York.
Published September 23, 1996 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Rural readers unfamiliar with the pace of the urban rat race will be amused and enlightened by this excursion from suburbia to Manhattan as chronicled by Loomis (The Hippo Hop, 1995, etc.) and the astonishing Takabayashi.

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Loomis's (The Hippo Hop) concise, rhyming text evokes a cheerful diversity of people--""Out their doors/ Go moms and dads,/ Lugging tools/ Or books and pads""--and the chaotic sounds and sights of rush hour, ""Rumbling,/ Roaring,/ Jiggling,/ Jumping,/ Left turn,/ Right turn,/ Backing,/ Bumping.""...

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