{"id":8469499740397,"title":"Is That the Bus?","handle":"is-that-the-bus","description":"\u003ch6\u003eComing September 3, 2024. Pre-order today!\u003c\/h6\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/libby-koponen\"\u003eLibby Koponen\u003c\/a\u003e \/ Illustrated by: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/katie-mazeika\"\u003eKatie Mazeika\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eVRRRM! BAMM, BOOM! WAAA WOOO! Is that the bus?\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOne eager little brother is at home, playing alone. He listens and looks out for a variety of trucks and vehicles that pass by his home. 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Is That the Bus?

Coming September 3, 2024. Pre-order today!

By: Libby Koponen / Illustrated by: Katie Mazeika

VRRRM! BAMM, BOOM! WAAA WOOO! Is that the bus?

One eager little brother is at home, playing alone. He listens and looks out for a variety of trucks and vehicles that pass by his home. But he's really hoping the big yellow bus will be next.

At long last, at the end of the school day, the bus pulls up—with his big sister on board!

A perfect read for toddlers who love all things that go and are excited to welcome their older siblings home after school.

Maximum quantity available reached.

Libby Koponen, author

Libby Koponen is the author of several books for children, including Blow Out the Moon and Scholastic's A True Book series. She currently splits her time between her home in Connecticut and her shepherd's hut on a small Scottish island.

Read more about Libby.


Katie Mazeika, illustrator

Katie Mazeika holds a BFA in Illustration from Columbus College of Art and Design and regularly illustrates children's media. She currently lives in Northern Ohio with her family. 

Read more about Katie.

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Children's Literature

All day a young boy sits by the window waiting for his older sister to get home from school. Whenever he hears the sound of a car, he quickly peeks out the window to see if it is the school bus. He listens for the bus but instead hears the "Boom" of a garbage truck and the "Vrrrm" of a motorcycle. As the day passes by, the boy plays with his toys, until finally, he hears "Eeep!... Eeep!" The boy runs outside to find his sister arrived home. They share a warm hug and spend time together playing. This special story is a beautiful depiction of sibling bonds. Young children will be encouraged to not take their siblings for granted but rather cherish the time they spend together. Older siblings will also be reminded their younger siblings often look up to them, thus, instead of pushing them away, it is important to show them you love them. This board book is perfect for children aged 2-4.

Board book
ISBN: 978-1-62354-474-4

Ages: 2–4
Page count: 24
5 x 7

Publication date: September 3, 2024