Car Goes Far by Michael Garland
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Splash! Splash! Car gets wet and soapy as he goes through the car wash. He's had a big adventure today. His shiny paint got dirtier and dirtier as he drove all over town first with mud from the construction site, then from exhaust, and finally a flock of birds. At the end of his big day, a bath is just what this little car needs.

Michael Garland's bright and bold art features lots of different vehicles, from diggers to big trucks, making this book just right for young car enthusiasts learning how to read.

This book is aligned with the COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS for kindergarten and first grade in Phonics and Word Recognition, as well as in Fluency, and in first grade Print Concepts.


About Michael Garland

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Author and illustrator Michael Garland was born in Manhattan in 1952. He studied art at Pratt Institute and soon after graduating, he sold his first illustration to True Confessions magazine. He has written or illustrated over 40 books.
Published January 14, 2014 by Holiday House. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Garland's little red car invites children along for a ride to reading success.

Mar 18 2013 | Read Full Review of Car Goes Far (I Like to Read)

K-Gr 2—What begins as a trip to a burger joint turns into disaster for a shiny red car. In a series of misadventures, it deals with dirt flung on it from a construction zone, smoke from a truck, and a flock of pigeons causing havoc with its beautiful exterior. The car's animated expression convey...

Apr 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Car Goes Far (I Like to Read)

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