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Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue

Written by Calista Brill & illustrated by Tad Carpenter
Published by HarperCollins
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Feb 21, 2017
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Fans of Little Tug and Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo will love this lyrical, heartwarming story by Calista Brill, brought to life by Tad Carpenter’s bright and lively illustrations. Perfect for readers who can’t get enough of things that GO! Bill is a tugboat. Mabel is a barge. Together they go up and down the choppy river. The other ships are big and vain. They tease Bill and Mabel. But when a kitten falls in the water, it’s up to Bill and Mabel to save the day!

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Who Wrote Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue

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Calista Brill

Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Calista Brill is a writer and editor based in New York City. She writes stories about boats, cats, dragons, construction equipment, elephants, and many other things. She likes reading comic books, sewing quilts, and eating lime Popsicles. Visit her on Twitter @calistabrill.

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Who Illustrated Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue

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Tad Carpenter

Tad Carpenter is a designer, author, teacher, and illustrator of many books for young readers. The New York Times Book Review raved of his Zoom! Zoom!, “Any child obsessed with trucks or backhoes or trains or steam shovels should get a jolt of pleasure from the vehicular energy on display here.” He lives in Kansas City, Missouri. Visit him online at TadCarpenter.com.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780062366184
Publication Date:
February 21, 2017
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0062366181

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