Lisa's Airplane Trip
Publication Date: March 13, 2001
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Lisa's Airplane Trip is one of two titles launching the Misadventures of Gaspard and Lisa series. Lisa experiences for the first time in her life what it is like to travel on an airplane when she flies by herself to meet her uncle in the United States. The meal, movie, and other passengers provide endless amusement for Lisa--until an unfortunate accident with her orange juice. Fortunately, a very nice flight attendant makes everything better with a quick wash in the bathroom, followed by a special trip to the cockpit.
This husband-and-wife team lives in Paris, France. Anne Gutman published her first book, How to Get Rid of Your Little Brother, in 1980. Georg Hallensleben is the illustrator of Baboon, Spider Spider, and And If the Moon Could Talk, winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, all written by Kate Banks. In 1999, he wrote and illustrated Pauline.
"The simple words and expressive, bright acrylic paintings tell the stories from the child's viewpoint in a way that's fresh and funny... Each book is a delight and celebrates the brave young voyager who discovers a huge world."