This joyous romp through the neighborhood celebrates the bond between a father and a child, illustrated by an award-winning artist team.

Buckle up as a toddler's tantrum is cleverly averted when a loving dad transforms an everyday neighborhood stroll into an extraordinary adventure, reminding us that all you need to chase away a bad mood is love and a little bit of imagination.

Brought to brilliantly-colored, kinetic life by award-winning artists Raúl the Third and Elaine Bay, Strollercoaster sings with details of a diverse and vibrant urban neighborhood bursting with life, enhanced by Spanish words embedded in the art. It's the best ride in town!

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" Kids everywhere will be honing their tantrum skills in hopes of riding their very own strollercoasters."—Kirkus
"Ringler (School Surprise!) is full of insight about the travails of toddlerhood, while Raúl the Third and Bay’s visual invention powers a dream of an urban landscape that gives joy to its community."Publishers Weekly
"The bold, active artwork and Ringler’s energetic storytelling make this a great pick for a group read-aloud." —Booklist
"A joyful and ­oh-­so relatable tale that will ­entertain and inspire readers."—School Library Journal
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