Motor Miles by John Burningham

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Miles is a difficult dog, until he gets his own car. . . . From picture book master John Burningham comes a delightful new story.

Miles does not come when he is called. He does not like going for walks, his food, other dogs, or the rain. What Miles does like is going for drives in the car. So when Mr. Huddy makes Miles a car of his own, Miles becomes a much happier dog. And now he and his friend Norman can go on all sorts of adventures! Inspired by his own dog, Miles, renowned children’s book author and illustrator John Burningham (who celebrated his eightieth birthday this year) creates a new picture book offering all the charm and exuberance of his best work.
 

About John Burningham

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John Burningham is one of the world’s most recognized and beloved illustrators. He has received two Kate Greenaway Medals and countless other awards, including a Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor for It’s a Secret! Over his fifty-year career, John Burningham has written and illustrated more than thirty picture books, including Picnic and The Way to the Zoo, and has also illustrated the work of other authors, such as Kenneth Grahame and Ian Fleming. John Burningham and his wife, Helen Oxenbury, live in North London.
 
Published September 6, 2016 by Candlewick. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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PreS-Gr 2—After Alice Trudge and her son Norman give Miles a home, they realize he is a difficult dog. Miles doesn't like walks, other dogs, or much of anything except car rides. The next-door neighbor solves the problem by building the pup his own car. Once Miles masters driving, he takes Norman...

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