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IT'S A FIELD TRIP, BUSY BUS!

Written by Jody Jensen Shaffer

ISBN: 978-1534440814

Beach Lane/Simon & Schuster, September 2019

Busy Bus takes a field trip—and becomes a little jealous of a shiny red fire truck—in a warm-hearted sequel to It’s Your First Day of School, Busy Bus! 

Today is Busy Bus’s very first field trip! He takes the children to a fire house, where they meet Engine Four, a big, shiny, red firetruck. Engine Four has a hose to put out fires, a ladder to reach tall buildings, and a loud and impressive siren. Busy Bus has none of these things. Will the children still like him? This darling picture book offers a gentle exploration of jealousy and a reminder that we each have our own unique talents that make us special.

An accessible tale of the pitfalls of invidious comparison and the importance of appreciating differences, this deceptively simple description of the ups and downs of new experiences, first field trips, and the characteristics of different vehicles will especially appeal to toddlers and young preschoolers who love buses and trucks. Caregivers will find this to be a good conversation starter on topics such as strengths and weaknesses, insecurity, differences, and competition. (Ages 4-8)
— Kirkus Reviews

 

Publishing September 3rd, 2019! 

Pre-order on Amazon UK or if you're in the USA, find it at your local bookstore or online at: AmazonBarnes & NobleBAM! and Indie Bound.