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Are We There, Yeti? (Hardcover)

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By Ashlyn Anstee, Ashlyn Anstee (Illustrator)
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Description


When Bigfoot is driving the bus, a field trip can feel legendarily long…but the best surprise of all is yeti to come!

When Yeti, the school bus driver, takes the class on a surprise trip, everyone wants to know: “Are we there, Yeti?”

And when they finally arrive, a new adventure is in store! Told with simple text and delightful illustrations, Ashlyn Anstee’s debut picture book presents a fun, new take on a timeless question.

About the Author


Ashlyn Anstee grew up in Vancouver, studied in Toronto, and then settled in Los Angeles. A graduate of Sheridan College, she works as a story artist and animator in the animation industry. In her spare time, she makes short films and pats cats. She is the author/illustrator of Are We There, Yeti? and No, No, Gnome! To see more of her work, visit AshlynA.com.

Ashlyn Anstee grew up in Vancouver, studied in Toronto, and then settled in Los Angeles. A graduate of Sheridan College, she works as a story artist and animator in the animation industry. In her spare time, she makes short films and pats cats. She is the author/illustrator of Are We There, Yeti? and No, No, Gnome! To see more of her work, visit AshlynA.com.

Praise For…


"A nifty take on the perennial question "Are we there, yet(i)?" and a prerequisite read-aloud before a first class field trip."
— Kirkus Reviews

"A handy title for those looking to feature gentler monsters in their storytimes."
— School Library Journal

"Anstee’s drawings show a lot of promise: rendered in a sunny palette, her artwork, a mix of digital media and painting, has the breezy look of early 1960s animation. Anstee’s bucktoothed, oversize hero and round-headed, eager-eyed children have big hearts and high spirits, and she includes just enough goofy incidental details to invite young eyes to linger."
— Publishers Weekly

“Speech bubbles and blocky cartoonlike illustrations done in gouache capture the rambunctious children. Yeti is a crudely drawn hero, sketched in off-white with big teeth and lots of personality. A romp.”
— Booklist


Product Details
ISBN: 9781481430890
ISBN-10: 1481430890
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: July 21st, 2015
Pages: 40
Language: English

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I had such a BLAST with this book. This book is an oral history of a hugely-popular fictional rock band from the 70s--which, by the end of the book, you can hardly believe isn't a real band!! This book is so darn comfortable to sink into, and it’s so weirdly entertaining to watch this band have all of its meltdowns and successes, all its failures and triumphs. You get to know each of these characters and their quirks so well that by the time Daisy Jones and the Six are performing onstage, you feel like you're right there in the audience as a fan. You get to be part of all the moments that make a rock band go down in history… What a blast!!

Truly, the only problem I have with this book is that there isn't a Daisy Jones and the Six album to listen to along with it.....

(Adult Fiction) - reviewed by Isabel