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The Seals on the Bus

The Seals on the Bus

Book - 2000
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Different animals--including seals, tigers, geese, rabbits, monkeys, and more--make their own sounds as they ride all around the town on a bus.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2000.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780805059526
Call Number: jP HOR
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Karas, G. Brian
Bib Control Number: 387342


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IndyPL_LindsayH Feb 08, 2021

A silly take on the classic children`s song. I don`t know about you, but I would not want to be on a bus with a bunch of seals!

...go Arf Arf Arf! Animal noises abound in this funny, familiar story.

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IndyPL_KathleenS Aug 22, 2019

A play on the song "The Wheels on the Bus" this book is filled with animals who love to have fun.

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ArapahoeStaff26 Jul 13, 2019

Children can sing along as the words are take-offs on the familiar song. It's the illustrations that are special here as the people on the bus find themselves outnumbered and crowded by the animals.

SadiqSwan Sep 04, 2018

Fun sing-a-long that I go back to over and over!

DonnaN_KCMO Nov 15, 2016

Children enjoy making the animal sounds as they sing along with me. They like the pictures of the party at the end of the book. And we especially like singing about the spraying skunks.

Jun 29, 2016

Lots of fun for very young children as they get to tell you what noise each animal makes in this play on The Wheels on the Bus.

vpl_childrens Dec 08, 2015

A hilarious spin on the classic song, this bus ride is packed with fun!

JCLBeckyC Nov 20, 2015

This is one of my go-to books for Preschool Storytime. Kids love to help "sing" this book while figuring out what's going to happen next, and how the people feel being on a crowded bus with a bunch of animals. It's great for vocabulary building too, since instead of "snakes" it's the "vipers on the bus" that go "hiss hiss hiss." Highly recommended.

KCLS_Gerry Oct 24, 2014

Another fun version of "The Wheels on the Bus." You can have lots of fun making all the animal noises!

PPLPreschool Jul 29, 2013

You're in for a grrr-eat ride on this bus! The same ol' tune but with a new fun twist - one our storytime favourites!

ksoles Jun 10, 2011

A sweet variation on the classic featuring exotic animals like vipers and skunks who wreak havoc on the bus. My son's favourite is the tiger (who goes roar, roar, roar). It is his Chinese zodiac sign, after all ;)

Jan 24, 2011

A fun sing-able book. The kids enjoy the twist on the familiar "Wheels on the Bus" song.


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ArapahoeStaff26 Jul 13, 2019

The seals on the bus go ERRP, ERRP, ERRP, ERRP, ERRP, ERRP, ERRP, ERRP, ERRP,. The seals on the bus go ERRP, ERRP, ERRP, All around the town.


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