Bug on a Bike
Are we there yet? The Bug on the Bike isn’t saying. He just started riding his bike one day and invited his friends—from the athletic pickle to a surprisingly agile nickel—to follow behind him. Nobody knows where they’re headed, but it’s a long, strange trip everyone is happy to take. Chris Monroe, creator of the Monkey with a Tool Belt series, brings her characteristic love of silly details to this rhyming read-aloud romp.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Carolrhoda Books ®|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.5|
Author, Illustrator: Chris Monroe
Chris Monroe is an award-winning author, illustrator and cartoonist. Her picture books include Sneaky Sheep, Bug On a Bike and the Monkey With a Tool Belt series, which inspired the Netflix show Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt. Chris is also the author and illustrator of the comic strip Violet Days, which has been in print for more than 20 years. She lives in Duluth, Minnesota.
“This is a fun book….Children will identify with the love of surprises….[T]his book can be a good read-aloud to a few children or for independent reading.”―Library Media Connection
“Monroe’s (Cookie, the Walker) cumulative verse reveals a penchant for nonsense and non sequitur, while her wispy cartoons have a manic energy that matches the text’s quirkiness and showcases amusing transportation-related details…. This boisterous outing works well as both a read-alone for beginning readers and a readaloud for story time.” —Publishers Weekly
“A fun-filled and humorous picture book about friendship and sharing…. Snappy and exuberant, this rhyming picture book is sure to be a hit in a read-aloud.” —Kirkus Reviews