Ellery’s Magic Bicycle by Maria Monte
A touching picture book about a remarkable childhood bond between a little girl and her magic bicycle, perfect for children ages 4 to 7 and for fans of The Giving Tree.
Inspired by the author's own childhood adventures, this heartfelt story will take readers on a whimsical journey through Ellery’s childhood with her magical bicycle in tow. Ellery and her bicycle share many wonderful new experiences together; lonely yet curious Ellery finds adventure, love, and friendship, as well as weathering sorrow and loss.
When she grows up, Ellery starts to forget her special bond with the bicycle. Will Ellery remember what’s important before it’s too late and the magical bike is lost forever?
A story of redemption, Ellery’s struggles, hopes, and triumph serve as an uplifting reminder to parents of their childhood bonds. Young readers will grow to love Ellery’s strong, kind, and compassionate spirit, and will see their own cherished bicycle in a new light.
- A heartfelt and emotionally powerful read-aloud book
- Books for kids ages 4 and up
- Picture books for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary students.
Praise for Ellery's Magic Bicycle:
★ " A fantasy grounded in real life with a gentle message about loyal friendship." –– Kirkus Reviews ★
★ "An uplifting picture book in which a girl forms a magical friendship that lasts throughout the years." –– Foreward Reviews ★
★ "A sweet tale about honoring the best of your past that young readers should enjoy." –– Blue Ink Reviews ★