The Noisy Airplane Ride
Publication Date: May 1, 2005
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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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
MIKE DOWNS flew fighter aircraft for seven years before becoming an airline pilot. He lives with his family in Pennsylvania. THE NOISY AIRPLANE RIDE was his second children’s book.
DAVID GORDON’s other work includes The Ugly Truckling and visual development on Pixar/Disney blockbusters Toy Story and Monsters, Inc.
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