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Higher! higher!

Author: Leslie Patricelli
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick ; London : Walker [distributor], 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Preschool : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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One child. One swing. An obliging dad. The inevitable plea to go "Higher! Higher!" Add Leslie Patricelli's wildly expressive illustrations, and an everyday pastime reaches new heights of humor and whimsy. How high can it go? Higher than a giraffe? Taller than a mountain? Is Earth the final frontier? The creator of a popular series of board books rises to the occasion with an ingenious picture book of very few words  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Preschool
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Patricelli
ISBN: 9780763632410 0763632414
OCLC Number: 244417160
Awards: Boston Globe/Horn Book Picture Book Honor, 2009.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Leslie Patricelli.

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One child. One swing. An obliging dad. The inevitable plea to go "Higher! Higher!" Add Leslie Patricelli's wildly expressive illustrations, and an everyday pastime reaches new heights of humor and whimsy. How high can it go? Higher than a giraffe? Taller than a mountain? Is Earth the final frontier? The creator of a popular series of board books rises to the occasion with an ingenious picture book of very few words that expresses the giddy glee of being pushed in a swing.

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This is a great picture book

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-04-27) Very Good Permalink

This is a great picture book, where the title really conveys nearly all the words in the book. A little girl gets pushed progressively higher by her dad on the swing until she goes into space. Pretty, energetic, and colorful pictures make this a great book to have laying around for young students...
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