Shortcut (Hardcover)

Author: Crews, Donald

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It's getting late. So seven children decide to take the shortcut home, even though that means walking along the train tracks when they've been told to always take the road. They look, they listen, and the coast seems clear. Just when there's no turning back, the train appears. Here it comes! WHOO-WHOO! Full color.

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Publisher Turtleback Books
Mfg Part# 9780613004602
SKU 30932336
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0613004604
Release Date 9/3/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 10L x 0.5T
Author Info
Donald Crews
Donald Crews attended Cooper Union School for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City. His first book, WE READ: A TO Z, was published in 1967. He often places the names of family members in his illustrations and works personal messages into his art. He is married to author and illustrator Ann Jonas. They have two daughters, one of whom, Nina Crews, is also a picture-book author and illustrator.
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"...a funny, silly and exceedingly complicated adventure...that is just right for an alert six-year-old and a wide-awake parent."
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Annotation A group of African-American children decide to walk along the railroad tracks as a shortcut home. Suddenly they hear the sound of an approaching train... Will they be able to escape in time? Watercolor and gouache illustrations accompany the text.
Editors Note Children taking a shortcut by walking along a railroad track find excitement and danger when a train approaches.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 05
Number of Pages 0032
Publisher Turtleback Books

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