The Yellow Bus by Loren Long

The Yellow Bus by Loren Long

Art: The Yellow Bus with children and a driver on board

Introducing the #1 New York Times bestselling Picture Book

Read on to learn all about The Yellow Bus, download resources, score special librarian & educator surprises, and access a bus-load of bonus content! Hop on board!

The Yellow Bus Cover Image
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Sign up to receive a Back-to-School Kit inspired by the #1 New York Times bestselling picture book The Yellow Bus by Loren Long! In this kit, you will receive a poster, an activity kit, and a yellow bus time capsule created from Loren’s original art! Use the time capsule to encourage students to fill the bus with joy all year long!*

*While supplies last. Entries only open to addresses within the continental U.S. and to those ages 21+.


The Yellow  Bus Activity Kit


Step inside the author’s studio and learn more about the making of The Yellow Bus


★ “A must-purchase, this book will leave readers looking at objects around them differently long after its covers are closed.” — School Library Journal, starred review

★ “A moving contemplation on the passage of time, The Yellow Bus skillfully drives home the joys of a well-lived life of purpose.” — Booklist, starred review

★ “All kids will benefit from the added introspection of the seemingly mundane in the world around them.” — BCCB, starred review

“A steady paean to time’s passing and the pleasures found along the way.” — Kirkus Reviews

“A saga that paves way for discussions about utility and repurposing, social and structural priorities, change over time, and more.” — Publishers Weekly

A meditation on the passage of time while finding purpose in all seasons of life.” — Horn Book Magazine

“An instant classic!” — Colby Sharp

“This is a tour de force—bravo!” — Cathy Berner, Blue Willow Bookshop