The Noisy Airplane Ride

By Mike Downs; David Gordon (Illustrator)
(Tricycle Press, Paperback, 9781582461571, 32pp.)

Publication Date: May 2005

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Now in Paperback!Just in time for summer travel, this paperback edition of THE NOISY AIRPLANE RIDE offers a rhyming tour of the variety of sounds a child might hear before, during, and after takeoff. Rhythmic noises make for a great read-aloud.A final double-page spread helps clarify some of the sights and physical sensations of a plane ride, from luggage loading to queasiness."Will no doubt provide comfort to young, first-time flyers." -Booklist"A contribution both cogent and soothing to the scanty library of preflight, or in-flight, reading matter for young, infrequent flyers."-Kirkus Reviews

About the Author
Downs is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. He flew fighter aircraft for seven years before taking a job as an airline pilot.

David Gordon has done concept work for Pixar's "Toy Story I and II, "A Bug's Life, and "Monsters, Inc., as well as Nickelodeon's acclaimed cartoon show "SpongeBob SquarePants.

He grew up in Colorado and attended art school in New York City. He currently lives in New York, where he spends his time creating new stories and movies for children.

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