Rattletrap Car

By Phyllis Root; Jill Barton (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press (MA), Paperback, 9780763641399, 40pp.

Publication Date: June 9, 2009

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Description
"Here's a happy story hour choice. . . .A picture book that passes the fun test with flying fizz." -- Booklist
It's hot, hot, hot So Junie and Jake and Poppa and the baby want to go to the lake. But can they make it there in their rattletrap car? It doesn't go fast, and it doesn't go far. . . . Inventive wordplay and expressive illustrations make this a readaloud road trip to remember.



About the Author
Phyllis Root says this story was inspired by her childhood memories of Mother Holle, a character in German fairy tales. She lives in snowy Minneapolis, Minnesota.Jill Barton is the illustrator of many books, including "Grape Zoo", "The Pig in the Pond" (which was highly commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the Sheffield Children's Book Award), "In the Rain with Baby Duck "(which won the Boston Globe Horn Book Award) and "Rattletrap Car" (which was highly commended for the 2002 Sheffield Children's Book Award.) Jill is now a grandmother and lives in Devon.
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