The patchwork bike

"When you live at the edge of the no-go desert, you need to make your own fun. That's when you and your brothers get inventive and build a bike from scratch, using everyday items like an old milk pot (maybe Mum is using it, maybe not), a bent bucket seat, and bashed tin-can handles. The en...

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Main Author: Clarke, Maxine Beneba,
Other Authors: Rudd, Van T.,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2018.
Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 32 cm.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
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Summary: "When you live at the edge of the no-go desert, you need to make your own fun. That's when you and your brothers get inventive and build a bike from scratch, using everyday items like an old milk pot (maybe Mum is using it, maybe not), a bent bucket seat, and bashed tin-can handles. The end result is a spectacular bike, perfect for going bumpetty bump over the sand hills, past your fed-up mum, and right through your mud-for-walls home."--Page 4 of cover.
Item Description: Originally published in Australia and New Zealand in 2016 by Hachette Australia.
"When you live at the edge of the no-go desert, you need to make your own fun. That's when you and your brothers get inventive and build a bike from scratch, using everyday items like an old milk pot (maybe Mum is using it, maybe not), a bent bucket seat, and bashed tin-can handles. The end result is a spectacular bike, perfect for going bumpetty bump over the sand hills, past your fed-up mum, and right through your mud-for-walls home."--Page 4 of cover.
Ages 6-9.
ALSC Notable Children's Book, 2019.
BCCB Blue Ribbons: Picture Books, 2018.
Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2018.
Boston Globe/Horn Book Picture Book Award, 2019.
Charlotte Zolotow Award Highly Commended Title, 2019.
Chicago Public Library Best Picture Books, 2018.
Children's Book Council of Australia Crichton Award for Debut Illustrator Winner, 2017.
Children's Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Honor, 2017.
CSMCL Best Books, 2018.
Horn Book Fanfare List, 2018.
Kirkus Prize Nominee for Young Readers' Literature, 2018.
New York Public Library Best Books for Kids, 2018.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2019.
Publisher's Weekly Best Picture Book, 2018.
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018.
Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 32 cm.
Audience: Ages 6-9.
Awards: ALSC Notable Children's Book, 2019.
BCCB Blue Ribbons: Picture Books, 2018.
Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2018.
Boston Globe/Horn Book Picture Book Award, 2019.
Charlotte Zolotow Award Highly Commended Title, 2019.
Chicago Public Library Best Picture Books, 2018.
Children's Book Council of Australia Crichton Award for Debut Illustrator Winner, 2017.
Children's Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Honor, 2017.
CSMCL Best Books, 2018.
Horn Book Fanfare List, 2018.
Kirkus Prize Nominee for Young Readers' Literature, 2018.
New York Public Library Best Books for Kids, 2018.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2019.
Publisher's Weekly Best Picture Book, 2018.
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018.
ISBN: 9781536200317
153620031X