The tightrope walker

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Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, May 1, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction
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Phil had always dreamed of walking on a tightrope. First he practiced on the edge of his bed. Then he practiced on the clothesline. And one day, exactly when Phil was ready, a giant tightrope stretched before him. A tightrope that led him over fields and through sky, past his friends' houses, and finally back into his very own room. Full color.

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User Review  - cgammerman - LibraryThing

This is a great easy read for 1st and 2nd graders. It is not the most educational book, but students could definitely practice their reading with this book. The story is very imaginative and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - alswartzfager - LibraryThing

This book is about a little boy who tightrope walks around the world. He begins from his bedroom and see many things like the ocean, mountains, the city and more. He ends up back in his bedroom at the end. This is a cute book, it is good for a small children. It is pretty simple, but its fun. Read full review

About the author (1993)

Francesco Pittau and Bernadette Gervais are the coauthors of several children's books in their native French.

Bernadette Gervais was born Brussels, Belgium. She studied painting at Ecole des Beaux-Art in Paris and now illustrates books for children and young adults. Francesco Pittau studied painting and carving at Ecole des Beaux-Art. He has written and illustrated graphic novels and now writes and produces children's books. They live in the countryside outside Paris with their two children and have created forty books together.

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