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The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks (Magic School Bus Series) (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks (Magic School Bus Series) (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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by Joanna Cole, Bruce Degen
     
 

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Ms. Frizzle and her class take field trips to extraordinary places using their magic school bus. Illustrations by Bruce Degen.

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Ms. Frizzle and her class take field trips to extraordinary places using their magic school bus. Illustrations by Bruce Degen.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
An eccentric teacher takes her class on an adventure through the city waterworks and teaches science painlessly. Ages 6-9. (March)
School Library Journal
Gr 2-4 A remarkable meshing of text and illustration makes this an outstanding, lively treatment of a subject for which there is very little written for this age group. Ms. Frizzle has assigned her class a month-long investigation of how their city gets its water supply, to be followed by a field trip to the waterworks. With ``The Friz'' as driver, the children encounter surprise after surprise, as they are magically clad in scuba gear while in a tunnel, then slowly ascend to a cloud, where each child disembarks; falls as a drop of water into a mountain stream; flows into a reservoir; and bounces through the purification system, pipes, and water mains under the city streets. The trip ends with all arriving, drop by drop, in the girls' bathroom in their school as a seventh grader turns on the water faucet. A subsequent classroom mural is drawn of their field trip with the interesting facts of water posted above. Not such a bad trip after all! Liveliness and humor combine to provide valuable information in a simple, explicit text, totally complemented by cheery cartoon-like illustrations. A finishing flourish are the two pages of humorous and lighthearted notes (for SERIOUS students only) at the text's end. This book will rarely sit on the shelf. Mary Lou Budd, Milford South Elementary School, Ohio

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833517449
Publisher:
Demco Media
Publication date:
03/01/1988
Series:
Magic School Bus Series
Edition description:
THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages:
40
Product dimensions:
10.12(w) x 8.62(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

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Magic School Bus at the Waterworks 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book I chose to write a book review for is The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks. The author of this book is Joanna Cole. The illustrator of this book is Bruce Degen. I chose this book because I liked the water works and it has facts. In this science book, Ms. Frizzle's class went on a field trip. In the beginning Ms. Frizzle's class went on a field trip to the water works. In the middle, they got evaporated and went up into a cloud. In the end Ms. Frizzle's class came out of a faucet. The big idea in this story is all teachers are the same. A great quote from the author is "It was getting colder too. All around us, drops of water began to form. And as the drops got bigger we got smaller." The best part is when Ms. Frizzle's class rose up into the air. I would recommend this awesome book to a science person like me! Ages 7-10.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
SO COOL. NOT A RIPOFF. BUY THIS BOOK!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago