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New Red Bike!

2.97  ·  Rating details ·  101 Ratings  ·  16 Reviews
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 7th 2011 by Holiday House
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Mrs Mommy Booknerd
A great book about learning to share and to be kind to others, and possibly a lesson about not taking things that don's belong to you. With easy word and colorful pictures kids will have success in reading at their "just right" level.
Jan 26, 2018 rated it it was ok
directions (up, down, around, etc)
Sep 14, 2018 rated it it was ok
This plot is weird and doesn't come off correctly.
Jessica Davis
Apr 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
The book "New Red Bike" by James E. Ransome is a children's picture book. The age group for this book is 4-8.

This book is about Tom who gets a new red bike. He goes to a friend's house and his bike was taking when he wasn't looking. He found it, but his friend didn't have one. So, Tom shared turns. I gave this book 4 stars because it had good illustration and a good meaning behind the story. I think this would be appealing to children because it's about a new bike. Most kids would love to get a
Christine Turner
Up and down! Round and round! Tom is having a blast zooming all over the neighborhood on his new red bike. But when Tom stops by Sam's house to show off his wheels, he's in for an unhappy surprise. The new bike is suddenly...gone. Could his best friend, Sam, be the culprit? This deceptivly simple-seeming picture book offers a clever take on sharing.

Bicycles -- Juvenile fiction.
Cycling -- Juvenile fiction.
Sharing -- Juvenile fiction
Jun 16, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: ncbla
When Tom decides to show his new bike to his friend Sam, he turns his back and the bike disappears. But wait! Sam couldn't help himself and has taken the bike for a spin without telling Tom. The two share the bike, taking turns enjoying the fun. The watercolor and pencil illustrations clearly portray both boys' emotions in this celebration of childhood play and generosity.
Sep 05, 2011 rated it liked it
Simplistic. Good concept book for directional words. Illustrations are clear and crisp. A good story about childhood fun and sharing.
May 24, 2011 rated it liked it
Good book about sharing.
Debby Baumgartner
Jan 04, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: sharing
Preschool level about sharing with a friend.
Jan 31, 2016 rated it liked it
Cute picture book. Not too many words & nice illustrations.
Apr 04, 2016 rated it it was ok
Really flat storytelling and not particularly great illustrations... it makes me sad since it is so hard to find lighthearted contemporary books with African American boys :/
May 03, 2013 rated it liked it
Two friends enjoy new bikes, riding them up, down, and around in circles.

Watercolor and pencil illustrations perfectly complement simple text. Overall a good read aloud for grades PreK-2.
Jun 22, 2012 rated it it was ok
taking turns
Apr 18, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: storytime
Use for up down in out through storytime
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