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Are We There Yet?

Dan Santat

7 Reviews

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Interest age: from c 4 years, Fiction, Picture Books, Picture books, Picture storybooks

Welcome to the road trip of a lifetime - from the wildly inventive imagination of Caldecott medalist Dan Santat, creator of THE ADVENTURES OF BEEKLE: THE UNIMAGINARY FRIEND.

We get it. Car rides can be boring. And when things get boring, time slows down. So much so that it might start going BACKWARD - into the time of pirates! Of princesses! Of dinosaurs!

You were just trying to go to your grandmother's birthday party. But when time flies, who knows where - or WHEN - you'll end up.

After reading this wildly inventive book - that even turns upside down! - you'll never look at being bored the same way again.

'It's a remarkable feat - a turbocharged adventure that's also a meditation on the relative nature of time.' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

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Praise for Are We There Yet?

  • It's a remarkable feat - a turbocharged adventure that's also a meditation on the relative nature of time. - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

  • Let the interactive reading begin! ... The gambit to get kids involved in the story works, and Santat's rich illustrations - ranging from double-page spreads to comic-style panels-carry it home. ... the inventive format and engrossing artwork will make kids happy to go along for the ride. - Booklist

  • This imaginative take on the never-ending car ride is filled with surprises ... the illustrations, rendered in pencil, crayon, watercolor, ink, and Photoshop are filled with excitement and humorous details - SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

  • a uniquely visual and emotional experience that respects [the younger reader's] understandings and abilities ... distinctive and engaging - ReadPlus on THE ADVENTURES OF BEEKLE

  • a versatile and talented illustrator, ranges wide, drawing underwater ocean scenes, grim cityscapes, and appealing alien creatures. - Publishers Weekly on THE ADVENTURES OF BEEKLE

  • Dan Santat is one of the hardest working people in the industry today. And while his immense talent was always evident, Beekle takes his artistry to a new level. - Huffington Post on THE ADVENTURES OF BEEKLE

  • Santat's bold visual style provides the perfect balance to this very tender tale. - Bookriot on THE ADVENTURES OF BEEKLE

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Dan Santat

Aaron Reynolds (Author)
Aaron Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author and has written many highly acclaimed books for kids, including HERE COMES DESTRUCTOSAURUS!, CARNIVORES, and the Caldecott Honor-winning book CREEPY CARROTS! Aaron lives in Chicago with his wife, two kids, four cats, and anywhere between zero and ten goldfish, depending on the day. Visit Aaron at Aaron-Reynolds.com

Dan Santat (Illustrator)
New York Times bestselling illustrator Dan Santat, a Society of Illustrators' The Original Art Silver Medal winner and the 2015 Caldecott Medal recipient, is the author/illustrator of AFTER THE FALL, ARE WE THERE YET?, THE ADVENTURES OF BEEKLE: THE UNIMAGINARY FRIEND, SIDEKICKS and the illustrator of CRANKENSTEIN by Samantha Berger. Dan lives in Southern California with his wife, two kids, and various pets. For more, visit www.dantat.com

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