The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks

by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen Part of the Magic School Bus Series

The avowedly strangest teacher in school takes her elementary school class on a trip... read more

The avowedly strangest teacher in school takes her elementary school class on a trip that begins in the clouds and continues via raindrops through a stream and city reservoir right into the waterworks so that they learn first-hand about the water purification system Cole strikes a remarkable balance between fantasy and reality, simultaneously imparting information and spinning a good story. The author's notes following the story clearly point out the fantasy elements. (Ages 5-11)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1986

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