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Roberto's Trip to the Top by John B. Paterson Jr., John B. Paterson Sr, Renato Alarcao

Breathtaking vistas and bustling scenes await a boy and his uncle when they ride the teleférico to the top of a mountain in Venezuela. (Ages 4-9)

Up, up, up goes Roberto, aboard a cable car, heading to the top of El Avila. Share his excitement as he sees deep ravines and spectacular views, and meets the people and wildlife that live on the mountainside, on his first BIG adventure!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763627089
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 08/11/2009
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

John B. Paterson Jr. and John B. Paterson Sr., father-and-son authors, based this story on their own 1970s trip to Caracas, where they rode the very teleférico featured in the book. John Sr. also collaborated with his wife, Newbery Award-winning author Katherine Paterson, on CONSIDER THE LILIES, IMAGES OF GOD, and BLUEBERRIES FOR THE QUEEN. They live in Barre, Vermont. John Jr., a first-time author, lives in New Canaan, Connecticut.

Renato Alarcão has illustrated many children’s books, including RED RIDIN' IN THE HOOD AND OTHER CUENTOS by Patricia Santos Marcantonio. He lives in Brazil.

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