THREE LITTLE BIKERS by Tony Johnston
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Join three young friends on a free-wheeling bicycle adventure in this joyous read-aloud that celebrates the thrill of exploration and the joy of returning home again. Rhythmic story and sunny illustrations are perfectly matched in a picture book just right for young readers and listeners. Full color.
 

About Tony Johnston

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Tony Johnston was born January 30, 1942, in Los Angeles, CA. After attending Stanford University where she earned a B.A. in History and an M.A in Education, she became a fourth-grade teacher. She has written over seventy books for children. Her titles include Amber on the Mountain, the Cowboy and the Black-Eyed Pea, Day of the Dead, the Ghost of Nicholas Greebe, the Sparky and Eddie series, and the Adventures of Mole and Troll. Her first adult novel was Any Small Goodness. Her works have earned her several awards including a Children's Choice Award for Four Scary Stories and the Beatty Award in 2002 for Any Small Goodness. Children's author and illustrator, G. Brian Karas was born in Milford, Connecticut. He attended Paier School of Art and graduated with highest honors. After school, he worked as a greeting card artist and a commercial illustrator. Home on the Bayou, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor, was his first illustrated book. Since then, he has illustrated over seventy books for children. Titles authored and/or illustrated by Karas have won numerous other awards. Saving Sweetness written by Diane Stanley was a Capitol Choices Noteworthy Book for Children in 1996, received a Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Blue Ribbon in 1996, and was a School Library Journal Best Book of 1996. Like Butter On Pancakes by Jonathan London was a School Library Journal Best Book of 1995. The Class Artist, written and illustrated by Mr. Karas, was a Smithsonian Magazines Notable Book for Children in 2001 and received the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio 2002 Best Book Gold Award.
 
Published July 5, 1994 by Knopf Books for Young Readers.
Genres: Children's Books.

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Three bicycling sheep pedal down a winding rural road, stopping at last on a grassy hill.

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Karas ( Nobody's Mother Is in Second Grade ) lightly conveys the joyful ambiance of the story.

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