Slow days, fast friends

by Erik Brooks

Publisher: Albert Whitman in Morton Grove, IL

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Speed -- Fiction,
  • Cheetah -- Fiction,
  • Sloths -- Fiction

About the Edition

Howard the cheetah, who is used to being the fastest animal of all, injures his leg and is befriended by a sloth, who helps him appreciate taking life at a slower pace.

Edition Notes

Statementwritten and illustrated by Erik Brooks.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.B7934 Slo 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3393553M
ISBN 100807574376
LC Control Number2005003852

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Whether profiling Hollywood darlings, getting to the bottom of health crazes like yoga and acupuncture, remembering friends and lovers from her days hobnobbing with rock stars at the Troubadour and art stars at the Ferus Gallery, or writing about her beloved, misunderstood hometown, Los Angeles, Babitz approaches every assignment with an energy. She holds an MS from the Bank Street College of Education and is currently a learning specialist at Brooklyn Friends School. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Erik Brooks is the illustrator of Boo's Dinosaur by Betsy Byars and Monkey Business by Shirley Climo. He is also the author and illustrator of Slow Days, Fast Friends, among others. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest Slow Days, Fast Friends Picture Book Erik Brooks. $ Free shipping. Boo's Dinosaur, Paperback by Byars, Betsy Cromer; Brooks, Erik Seller Rating: % positive.   Eve Babitz, Slow Days, Fast Company If you want to see the original “LA woman” at her sharpest and most profound pick up this slim volume of essays. Published on the heels of her best-selling debut Eve’s Hollywood, Babitz is older, wiser, and has honed her craft.“The sky was heavy beyond Bear Mountain and the land gave up nothing but dry golden wild rye, and looked as it must have.

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Howard the cheetah, who is used to being the fastest animal of all, injures his leg and is befriended by a sloth, who helps him appreciate taking life at a slower pace.4/5. This is an adorable story for young children. They will enjoy Erik's bright watercolor and colored pencil illustrations.

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Slow days, fast friends. [Erik Brooks] -- Howard the cheetah, who Slow days used to being the fastest animal of all, injures his leg and is befriended by a sloth, who helps him appreciate taking life at a slower pace.

Sensuous and savvy Eve Babitz paints a picture of LA in the ss as a series of personal vignettes in this fictional memoir. The tales of Slow Days, Fast Company are completely believable, and it’s impossible to know where actual experiences end fast friends book fiction begins. And it doesn’t matter/5.

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One man proved elusive, however, and so Babitz did what she did best, she wrote him a book. Slow Days, Fast Company is a full-fledged and full-bodied evocation of a bygone Southern California that far exceeds its mash-note premise.

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Slow Days, Fast Company is a full-fledged and full-bodied evocation of a bygone Southern California that far exceeds its mash-note premise. In ten sun-baked, Santa Ana wind–swept sketches, Babitz re-creates a Los Angeles of movie stars distraught over their success, socialites on three-day drug binges holed up in the Chateau Marmont, soap.

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ERIK BROOKS is the illustrator of Boo's Dinosaur and Shirley Climo's Monkey Business. He is also the author and illustrator of Slow Days, Fast Friends, among. Slow Days, Fast Company is a full-fledged and full-bodied evocation of a bygone Southern California that far exceeds its mash-note premise.

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It will inspire wanderlust of the slow variety. I was quite happy reading about their stops at various small farms along the way. Farming as activism subtle topic throughout the book.4/5(9).

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Erik Brooks is the author and/or illustrator of many well-regarded books for children and early readers, including Polar Opposites, The Practically Perfect Pajamas, and Slow Days, Fast has These Feet. by Laura Hulbert, Dog Diaries and Boo’s Dinosaur by Betsy Byars, and Totem Tale by Deb Vanasse are among his favorite illustration projects.

A cheetah named Howard meets Quince the sloth in Slow Days, Fast Friends. In a story drawn from Brooks's interest in running—in addition to his work in children's books, he coaches both track and cross country—the cheetah becomes frustrated when an injury to his leg forces him to take life slow.

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Possessing skin that radiated "its own kind of moral laws.Erik Brooks is the illustrator of Boo's Dinosaur by Betsy Byars and Monkey Business by Shirley Climo. He is also the author and illustrator of Slow Days, Fast Friends, among others. He lives in Winthrop, WA.