The Seals on the Bus [NOOK Book]

Overview

The seals on the bus go
'errp, errp, errp'
'errp, errp, errp'
'errp, errp, errp'

The seals on the bus go
'errp, errp, errp'
All around the town...

What will the people on the bus do when more and more ...

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Overview

The seals on the bus go
'errp, errp, errp'
'errp, errp, errp'
'errp, errp, errp'

The seals on the bus go
'errp, errp, errp'
All around the town...

What will the people on the bus do when more and more raucous animals hop on board? This beastly twist on a favorite song will have young readers errping and roaring and honking along.

Different aniamls--including seals, tigers, geese, rabbits, monkeys, and more--make their own sounds as they ride all around the town on a bus.

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Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 2-In this send-up of the traditional activity song, an unsuspecting family of four is joined by seven successive sets of animals (seals, geese, rabbits, monkeys, vipers, sheep, and skunks) on their bus ride to a local fair. So instead of swishing with the wipers or beeping with the horn, children "hiss" with the vipers and "honk" with the geese, and the bus driver, who happens to be a tiger, goes "ROAR, ROAR, ROAR." Karas's mixed-media cartoon collages wonderfully convey Hort's hyperbole. Kids will love adding these zoological lyrics to the ever-expanding onomatopoeia of "The Wheels on the Bus."-John Sigwald, Unger Memorial Library, Plainview, TX Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.|
Susan Spencer Cramer
As you read this cute twist on every child's favorite sing-along, you'll be tempted to burst into song-and laughter! -as your toddler imitates the animals' every roar, honk, and hiss.
Child
Kirkus Reviews
With a tiger at the wheel, the big purple bus rolls all over town, picking up a menagerie of passengers from sheep ("BAAAH, BAAAH, BAAAH") to vipers—get it? — ("HISS, HISS, HISS") to skunks ("SSSS, SSSS, SSSS") before disgorging its dismayed human riders ("HELP! HELP! HELP!") at an outdoor party. Though wild creatures waddle, tramp, or slither aboard by troops there's always room for more in Karas's (Raising Sweetness, 1999, etc.) gleeful paint-and-paper collage scenes. The scene on the bus is bound to provoke a great reaction and reading (or honking) along is inevitable. It's a frolicsome spin on the familiar play rhyme, and a surefire alternative or follow-up to Maryann Kovalski's Wheels on the Bus (1987) or Paul Zelinsky's classic popup version (1990). Hop onboard. (Picture book. 5-7)
From the Publisher
"This picture book needs only one thing: a group of children to sing along." —Booklist

"What happened to the wheels? Clearly, the animals have taken over a favorite preschool song...Don't miss the ride." —The Horn Book, starred review

"A loud and happy road trip." —The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781466825697
  • Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
  • Publication date: 8/5/2008
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: NOOK Kids
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,149,819
  • Age range: 2 - 5 Years
  • File size: 13 MB
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Meet the Author

Lenny Hort is a noted bus rider and the author of such books as How Many Stars in the Sky (a Reading Rainbow review selection) and Tie Your Socks and Clap Your Feet, a collection of his own mixed-up poems. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Laaren Brown, and their daughters, Sophie, Irene, and Phoebe.

G. Brian Karas has illustrated more than fifty books for children, including Cinder-Elly, Good Knight, My Crayons Talk, and Truman's Aunt Farm. Mr. Karas has also written several books, most recently, The Windy Day. He lives with his family in upstate New York.


Lenny Hort is the author of The Seals on the Bus and several other books for children. He lives in New Jersey with his family.
G. Brian Karas has illustrated many best-selling books for children, including Cinder-Elly, Good Knight, My Crayons Talk, and Truman's Aunt Farm. Mr. Karas has also written several books, including The Windy Day. He lives in Rhinebeck, New York.
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  • Posted July 24, 2013

    Pretty much everyone who has a child or ever was a child is fami

    Pretty much everyone who has a child or ever was a child is familiar with "The Wheels on the Bus", but did you know there is a sequel -- and, no I don't mean the fifty-odd verses that seem to go with the original. The sequel is -- you guessed it! -- The Seals on the Bus.
    The Seals on the Bus, written by Lenny Holt, illustrated by G. Brian Karas, Henry Holt and Company, 2000.   Preschool to Early Elementary
    The Wheels on the Bus is a fun song. The Seals on the Bus is a funny book. If you know the tune for the first, you'll have no trouble singing the second. The illustrations are appropriately silly; this is not the place for realism. So funny book, great illustrations, kids love it -- need I say more?

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