Item description for Wheels on the Bus (Raffi Songs to Read) by Raffi & Sylvie Wickstrom...
Overview As the rickety old bus collects an odd assortment of passengers in a quaint little town, the reader may join in with the sounds of the bus and motions of the driver and passengers. On board pages.
Publishers Description Singing and reading to your child are considered two of the most vital ways parents can stimulate the development of a child's brain during the earlist years. Raffi's Songs to Read unites the rhythm, rhyme, and repetition that helps to lay the foundation for later speech, listening, and reading skills. here with fresh new cover designs are some of Raffi's best-known songs. With enchanting illustrations they create books that are natural bridges between music and reading.
Citations And Professional Reviews Wheels on the Bus (Raffi Songs to Read) by Raffi & Sylvie Wickstrom has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/1998
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/1998 page 278
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Studio: Crown Books for Young Readers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.38" Width: 6.74" Height: 0.61" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Binding Board Books
Release Date Jan 20, 1998
Publisher Crown Books for Young Readers
ISBN 0517709988 ISBN13 9780517709986
Availability 0 units.
More About Raffi & Sylvie Wickstrom
For years, Raffi has been North America's most successful children's recording artist. His live performances, award-winning CDs, concert videos, and songbooks have made him our premier family entertainer. His most recent children's CD is Let's Play. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Cyd Moore is the renowned illustrator of many picture books, including the Stinky Face series by Lisa McCourt. Her work has been published in Communication Arts Illustration Annual and appears in newspapers, magazines, greeting cards, posters, and even McDonald's Happy Meal boxes. She lives in Beverly Hills, Michigan.
Reviews - What do customers think about Wheels on the Bus (Raffi Songs to Read)?
Songs to read books. Oct 19, 2007
My sister is a principal and highly recommeded this book for my grandchildren. THey love to read and sing so what better gift than to have it all wrapped into one.
The Pages of This Book go Flip and Turn Sep 8, 2006
Timing is everything to read this book, which is really a song. Although the notes are at the end to hint how the words should be read, without hearing it sung first and reading it out loud in a dull monotonous fashion a toddler may look at the reader as if to ask "Why bother?" Then I heard it on one of the CDs and now the words flow beautifully and make me read and read, read and read, all through the night.
A great book with many things to talk about Jul 21, 2006
I bought this when my daughter was 13 months, and after 7 months she still loves this book. There are different people in the bus - adults, kids, elderly, pets, etc., and many things happening on and off the bus.
When my daughter refuses to drink her milk, I'll turn to the page where the baby is happily drinking from the bottle, then she will take her cup and start drinking.
Try Raffi's CD as well. He sang the song to a cheerful tones with kids in the background - my daughter loves it.
Love it! Mar 17, 2006
This is the second copy I'm buying as the 1st one was read until it fell apart! My 14 month old LOVES this book.
Good version for toddlers Oct 20, 2005
My 18-month-old grandson enjoys this song (and "bus" was one of his first words). He isn't real excited about the book yet, but I think he will enjoy it later when he can sing it himself. My only problem with the book is that two of the pages were upside down. But because it's a board book, I was able to separate the pages with my nailfile and paste them back in right side up with library glue (one of the perks of being a librarian). Vona Van Cleef, librarian/gramma