Rattletrap Car (Paperback)

By Phyllis Root, Jill Barton (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763641399, 40pp.

Publication Date: June 9, 2009



"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 is based on "all the rattletrap cars I ve ever driven!" Jill Barton says she often draws on her memories of her grandfather, a farmer, when illustrating stories set in the country."