If I Built a Car Chris Van Dusen

If I Built a Car

Author: Chris Van Dusen
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Book Title
If I Built a Car
Author
Chris Van Dusen
ISBN
9780525474005
If I built a car, it'd be totally new Here are a few of the things that I'd do. . . .Young Jack is giving an eye-opening tour of the car he'd like to build. There's a snack bar, a pool, and even a robot named Robert to act as chauffeur. With Jack's soaring imagination in the driver's seat, we're deep-sea diving one minute and flying high above traffic the next in this whimsical, tantalizing take on the car of the future. Illustrations packed with witty detail, bright colors, and chrome recall the fabulous fifties and an era of classic American automobiles. Infectious rhythm and clever invention make this wonderful read-aloud a launch pad for imaginative fun.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Chris Van DusenPublisher: Dutton Books for Young ReadersPublished: 05/05/2005ISBN: 9780525474005Pages: 32Weight: 0.93lbsSize: 10.48h x 10.26w x 0.36dAward: Golden Sower Award - WinnerAward: Monarch Award - WinnerAward: E.B. White Read Aloud Award - WinnerAward: Beehive Awards - WinnerReview Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/2005 pg. 548Booklist 05/15/2005 pg. 1667Publishers Weekly 06/20/2005 pg. 75Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 07/01/2005 pg. 513 - RecommendedSchool Library Journal 07/01/2005 pg. 84Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2005 pg. 293 - Recommended, SatisfactoryEntertainment Weekly 01/15/2010 pg. 75Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 88447 / If I Built a CarReading Level: 3.6 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
If I built a car, it'd be totally new

Here are a few of the things that I'd do. . . .

Young Jack is giving an eye-opening tour of the car he'd like to build. There's a snack bar, a pool, and even a robot named Robert to act as chauffeur. With Jack's soaring imagination in the driver's seat, we're deep-sea diving one minute and flying high above traffic the next in this whimsical, tantalizing take on the car of the future. Illustrations packed with witty detail, bright colors, and chrome recall the fabulous fifties and an era of classic American automobiles. Infectious rhythm and clever invention make this wonderful read-aloud a launch pad for imaginative fun.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Chris Van Dusen
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Published: 05/05/2005
ISBN: 9780525474005
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.93lbs
Size: 10.48h x 10.26w x 0.36d
Award: Golden Sower Award - Winner
Award: Monarch Award - Winner
Award: E.B. White Read Aloud Award - Winner
Award: Beehive Awards - Winner

Review Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/2005 pg. 548
Booklist 05/15/2005 pg. 1667
Publishers Weekly 06/20/2005 pg. 75
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 07/01/2005 pg. 513 - Recommended
School Library Journal 07/01/2005 pg. 84
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2005 pg. 293 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Entertainment Weekly 01/15/2010 pg. 75

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 88447 / If I Built a Car
Reading Level: 3.6 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
If I built a car, it'd be totally new

Here are a few of the things that I'd do. . . .

Young Jack is giving an eye-opening tour of the car he'd like to build. There's a snack bar, a pool, and even a robot named Robert to act as chauffeur. With Jack's soaring imagination in the driver's seat, we're deep-sea diving one minute and flying high above traffic the next in this whimsical, tantalizing take on the car of the future. Illustrations packed with witty detail, bright colors, and chrome recall the fabulous fifties and an era of classic American automobiles. Infectious rhythm and clever invention make this wonderful read-aloud a launch pad for imaginative fun.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Chris Van Dusen
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Published: 05/05/2005
ISBN: 9780525474005
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.93lbs
Size: 10.48h x 10.26w x 0.36d
Award: Golden Sower Award - Winner
Award: Monarch Award - Winner
Award: E.B. White Read Aloud Award - Winner
Award: Beehive Awards - Winner

Review Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/2005 pg. 548
Booklist 05/15/2005 pg. 1667
Publishers Weekly 06/20/2005 pg. 75
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 07/01/2005 pg. 513 - Recommended
School Library Journal 07/01/2005 pg. 84
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2005 pg. 293 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Entertainment Weekly 01/15/2010 pg. 75

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 88447 / If I Built a Car
Reading Level: 3.6 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5