Riding the Tiger

By Bunting, Eve & Frampton, David

Publishers Summary:
Ten-year-old Danny is bored and lonely when he hops on the back of the exciting and somewhat scary tiger that offers him a ride, but he soon discovers that it's easier to get on the tiger than it is to get off.

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ISBN
978-0-39579-731-0
Publisher
New York : Clarion Books, c2001.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2001

Gr 2-4 Ten-year-old Danny is new in town, so when an imposing tiger offers him a ride, he's flattered and intrigued. However, as they swagger together through the city, Danny notices that the beast is eliciting fear-not respect-from shopkeepers, school kids, and neighbors. When a young man invites him to join a basketball game and Danny vacillates, the tiger turns threatening and seems to grow larger. Finally, it terrifies a homeless man into injuring himself, and Danny must decide whether to surrender his powerful perch and help, or remain on the now-...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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