Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue

by Calista Brill, Tad Carpenter

On Sale: 02/21/2017

Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue

by Calista Brill

illustrated by Tad Carpenter

On Sale: 02/21/2017

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About the Book

Fans of Little Tug and Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo will love this lyrical, heartwarming story by Calista Brill, brought to life by Tad Carpenter’s bright and lively illustrations. Perfect for readers who can’t get enough of things that GO!

Bill is a tugboat. Mabel is a barge. Together they go up and down the choppy river.

The other ships are big and vain. They tease Bill and Mabel. But when a kitten falls in the water, it’s up to Bill and Mabel to save the day!

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Critical Praise

“Sure to be a favorite with young listeners, this warm and comforting selection, eminently suitable for bedtime or laptime reading, has the feeling of a classic to be savored....An old-fashioned story with timeless appeal.” - Kirkus Reviews

“Carpenter’s doughty, expressive protagonists will instantly remind readers of their own beloved bathtub toys, and his bold graphics and schoolroom palette tip their hat to the legacy of tugboat stories that have come before. - Publishers Weekly

“Alliteration and playful descriptors further add to its read-aloud appeal. An uplifting story sure to tug heartstrings.” - Booklist

“This delightful tale will be a hit in storytime and in one-on-one readings with young transportation fans.” - School Library Journal

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062366184
  • ISBN 10: 0062366181
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 02/21/2017
  • Pages: 40
  • List Price:21.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Transportation / Boats, Ships & Underwater Craft
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Bullying
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship

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