Up and Down on the Merry-Go-Round
Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault; Illustrated by Ted Rand
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
In this "rollicking celebration of everyone's favorite ride” (Kirkus Reviews), Bill Martin Jr., John Archambault, and Ted Rand capture the fun of the carousel in this beloved children's picture book, Up and Down on the Merry-Go-Round.
In this rhyming story that's perfect for reading aloud and along, children describe the sights and sounds of riding on the merry-go-round from atop the colorful menagerie of horses, elephants, and giraffes that carry them into imaginative adventures.
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Praise for Up and Down on the Merry-Go-Round
“Resplendent in dazzling full color, the merry-go-round whirls its delighted passengers to the rhyming cadence of the animals' up-and-down lilt.” —Booklist
“A rollicking celebration of everyone's favorite ride.” —Kirkus Reviews
“The combination of Martin and Archambault's masterfully written and highly readable verse and Rand's rich illustrations makes this a rhythmic, raucous read-aloud.” —Publishers Weekly