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The Backyardigans

Trashy Town
1999, HarperCollins
Written by Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha
Illustrated by Dan Yaccarino

ALA Notable Book
Honored by the New York Public Library as one of the "One Hundred Picture Books Everyone Should Know."
*Starred reviews in School Library Journal and The Horn Book

Employing primary colors dominated by bold blues, Yaccarino's vibrant art has a retro look. His use of shape with minimal detail is a perfect match for the directness and simplicity of the story.

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