Bikes for Sale (Story Books for Kids, Books about Friendship, Preschool Picture Books) (Hardcover)
Thought provoking book about the power of friendship: Maurice rides his bike to his shop every day. Lotta rides her bike to collect sticks every day. Both go about their separate routines, unaware of the friendship that awaits them just a few blocks away. But what happens when a branch and a lemon peel get in the way? Bikes for Sale is a delightful falling-in-like story from acclaimed picture book creators Carter Higgins and Zachariah OHora that celebrates the power of coincidence to lead us to the friends we''re meant to meet all along.
- With easy-to-follow lyrical text and lively, bold illustrations.
- Inspires conversation about how we make friends and the importance of friendship.
- Carter Higgins is an elementary school librarian and the author of Everything You Need for a Treehouse and This Is Not a Valentine. Zachariah OHora is the illustrator of the New York Times bestseller Wolfie the Bunny, among many other beloved books for kids.
This sweet and boldly illustrated book about the power of friendship will be enjoyed again and again.
- Great read aloud book for family or elementary story time
- Books for kids ages 3-5
- Picture books for preschool and kindergartners
About the Author
Zachariah OHora is the illustrator of the New York Times bestseller Wolfie the Bunny, among many other beloved books for kids. He lives and works in Narberth, Pennsylvania.
"A fun, clever book about two bike-loving animals who take different paths to work every day... Carter Higgins' writing is spot on, and Zachariah OHora's bold and colorful illustrations are fun and inviting." —Book Riot
"A sweet, quiet, different take on new-friendship." -—Kirkus Reviews
"Maurice and Lotta's tale keeps the reader guessing, and the meet-cute ending is satisfying. OHora's art is as fresh and funny as ever." - The Little Crooked Cottage
"This quirky anticonsumerist fable imagines a town in which uses can be found for the things most people abandon, small enterprises flourish, and communal kindness makes life rich." —Publishers Weekly
"[This] gentle story celebrates the ways in which serendipity can lead to friendship and sharing." - Booklist
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