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Race Car Count

Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Michael Slack (Illustrator)

Board book

List Price: 8.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/27/2015)


Now in board book!

Race car 1 honks look at me!
He zooms in front with the turn of a key.

Race car 2 is close behind.
The sound of "vroom" is on his mind.

The simple, rhyming text is perfect for reinforcing counting with young children, and the vibrant, energetic illustrations of ten cars—all with different personalities—make this a terrific board book package for young vehicle enthusiasts.

A Christy Ottaviano Book

Praise For Race Car Count

Race Car Count Board Book:

"This board book adaptation of the Wacky Races–esque counting book doesn’t disappoint. Kids will root for their favorite souped-up vehicle and delight at the restart of the race at the end of the book, all while secretly strengthening their one to 10 counting skills."-Booklist

A Texas 2 x 2 Reading List Selection

An Amazon Best Book of the Month
An Amazon Top Pick for Fall

“The flash and thrill of the race car track-it's all here in a zippy counting book just right for the toddler set. . . .When the cars line up for another race, children will cheer.” —Kirkus Reviews

“This charming race car story reinforces the concept of the numbers one through 10 in rhyming text. . . A visual winner, the illustrations are brightly colored and drawn in a cartoon style that will appeal to fans of the "Cars" movies. The text is clear and simple and conveys the fast-paced story. This popular transportation-themed book is sure to be a crowd pleaser.” —School Library Journal

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9781627799348, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 7, 2017

About the Author

Rebecca Kai Dotlich is the author of many picture books for young readers, such as In the Spin of Things: Poetry of Motion. She lives in Indiana with her husband.

Michael Slack is the creator of Monkey Truck and Elecopter. He is an artist and character designer whose work has been featured in books, television, and games. He lives in Lafayette, California with his wife and daughter.