Roberto's Trip to the Top

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ISBN-10: 0763627089
ISBN-13: 9780763627089
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Roberto's Trip to the Top

authors: John Paterson, Jr.; John Paterson, Sr.; The Estate of John Paterson Sr.
illustrator: Renato Alarcao

Up, up, up goes Roberto, aboard a cable car, heading to the top of El Avila. Share his excitement as he sees deep ravines and spectacular views, and meets the people and wildlife that live on the mountainside, on his first BIG adventure!

Breathtaking vistas and bustling scenes await a boy and his uncle when they ride the teleférico to the top of a mountain in Venezuela. (Ages 4-9)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763627089 / 9780763627089
on sale date:
08/2009
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 9 1/16" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
 
subjects:
Nature & The Natural World; People & Places; Social Issues; Transportation; Sports & Recreation;
author’s comments:
John Barstow Paterson (1932 - 2013) and John B. Paterson, Jr., father-and-son authors, based this story on their own 1970s trip to Caracas, where they rode the very teleferico featured in the book. John Sr. also collaborated with his wife, Newbery Award-winning author Katherine Paterson, on The Flint Heart, as well as Consider the Lilies, Images of God, and Blueberries for the Queen. John Jr. lives in New Canaan, Connecticut.
illustrator’s comments:
Renato Alarcao has illustrated many children’s books, including Red Ridin’ in the Hood and Other Cuentos by Patricia Santos Marcantonio. He lives in Brazil.
 
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