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Rattle and Rap Hardcover – July 1, 2009

4.9 out of 5 stars 6 ratings



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PreSchool-K—This story begins on the title page with a father standing at a ticket window while his son looks on and a mother ties her daughter's shoe. The African-American family travels by train through a city and tunnel, over bridges, and alongside a pasture. Jaunty text in one or two lines per spread tells of the train's rumbles, rolls, rattles, hurtles, rocks, races, whistles, whines, jerks, and jolts along the tracks. The brief, catchy, and at times alliterative words repeat phrases. Well-crafted torn-paper collages portray the changing landscapes and diverse passengers. Though there are many train stories, the way in which the artwork and text interplay to tell the story makes this one a good pick for young audiences.—Lynn K. Vanca, Akron-Summit County Public Library, Richfield, OH
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'brightly coloured, gloriously detailed torn-paper collages that give the illusion of texture, depth and perspective...it's a journey to be savoured again and again' Kirkus Reviews (*starred review)

'Rattle and Rap takes you on no ordinary journey...Be prepared for a cacophony of sound on every page. There are spreads of wonderful artwork across pairs of pages and gigantic machines wherever you look ... Alliteration abounds in this straightforward, repetitive and extremely memorable book.' Early Years Educator

'Bold design and bright colours make this book most attractive to very young children .... There is great rhythm in the words and some lovely sounds...the alliteration makes for a sensational journey when read at speed.' Carousel
 
'A delightful picture book to share' Books for Keeps

Product details

  • Publisher : Frances Lincoln Children's Books (July 1, 2009)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 32 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1845077032
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1845077037
  • Reading age : 2 - 5 years
  • Grade level : Preschool - Kindergarten
  • Item Weight : 14.4 ounces
  • Dimensions : 11.5 x 0.5 x 9.75 inches
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.9 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

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5.0 out of 5 stars My son loves this
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5.0 out of 5 stars A great day out on the train!
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