By Maria van Lieshout
(Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9781452106649, 40pp.)
Publication Date: April 2012
Other Editions of This Title: Board Book
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Vroom! Vroom! From the backseat, what do you see? Whether on a cross-country road trip or a quick jaunt across town, there's no end to what a child can see from the backseat of a car. Using familiar road signs, this striking book introduces little ones not just to the alphabet but also to the world around them. Equally perfect for transportation-obsessed children and those just learning to read, this fresh and dynamic picture book will entertain and educate at home, in the classroom, and on the go.
Maria van Lieshout is the author-illustrator of several picture books whose "loosely drawn pen and ink illustrations...wring Oscar-winning expressions from the slenderest curves and squiggles" (Publishers Weekly). She was born and raised in Holland and now lives in San Francisco.
"A worthy concept book" - School Library Journal
"Backseat drivers will enjoy learning the language of the road along with their ABCs.." - Publishers Weekly