Storytime: Start your engines!

Cars Galore by Peter Stein & illustrated by Bob Staake

Cars Galore by Peter Stein & illustrated by Bob Staake

Cars Galore by Peter Stein & illustrated by Bob Staake

Buckle up for an exuberant ride humming with energetic rhymes and whimsical, retro art from a masterful team. Black car, green car, nice car, mean car. Near car, far car. Whoa! Bizarre car! Ready to hit the road? Gear up for a nonstop parade of shapes, sizes, sounds, and even smells in a wild array of cars packed with big personalities, awesome features, and eccentric passengers.

 

If I Built A Car by Chris Van Dusen

If I Built A Car by Chris Van Dusen

If I Built A Car by Chris Van Dusen

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.

 

Mitchell's License by Hallie Durand & illustrated by Tony Fucile

Mitchell’s License by Hallie Durand & illustrated by Tony Fucile

Mitchell’s License by Hallie Durand & illustrated by Tony Fucile

Hop in for a hilarious, heartwarming ride with four-year-old Mitchell, a kid with a need for speed, a lead foot, and a very special license to drive. Mitchell was four years, one month, and five days old when he got his license. He may need a little boost getting into the driver’s seat, but once he’s behind the wheel, his car sure goes fast! Left turn, right turn, slow down for speed bumps – Mitchell is a pro. And he loves the way that horn sounds! There’s just one problem: Mitchell and his car have a slight disagreement about what type of fuel should go into the tank. . . .

 

Hot Rod Hamster by Cynthia Lord & illustrated by Derek Anderson

Hot Rod Hamster by Cynthia Lord & illustrated by Derek Anderson

Hot Rod Hamster by Cynthia Lord & illustrated by Derek Anderson

From Newbery Honor author Cynthia Lord and NYT bestselling illustrator Derek Anderson comes an interactive read-aloud picture book for the very young-featuring an extremely lovable and adorable hams Old car, new car, shiny painted blue car Rust car, clean car, itty-bitty green car. Which would you choose? Newbery Honor-author Cynthia Lord and New York Times bestselling illustrator Derek Anderson put the pedal to the metal in this endearing, rhythmic, rip-roaring race to the finish line where a hamster creates a sizzling hot rod with a little help from his new furry friends and YOU!

 

 

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