This Car by Paul Collicutt

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Buckle up and start your engines!

Paul Collicutt once more shows his reverence for machines of travel in a simple, inviting survey of different kinds of cars for very young enthusiasts. While the concise text describes how cars differ from one another in size, speed, and usage, the real star is the artwork, executed in a Technicolor palette with the dramatic energy of WPA-era poster art. Cars from all periods of history are featured - from horse and buggy to space-age sound-barrier breakers - and illustrated endpapers depict notable, labeled models from around the world.

About Paul Collicutt

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Paul Collicutt is the author and illustrator of three previous picture books: This Train, a Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner, This Plane, and This Boat. He lives in Sussex, England.
Published August 1, 2002 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Between endpapers filled with paintings of identified autos, from the Benz Victoria (1893) to the jet-powered Thrust SSC (1997), Collicutt sandwiches larger generic portraits, each of a different type of car: big, small, powered by gas or solar energy, plowing snow, romping about on the Moon, and...

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This Train, This Plane and This Boat author-illustrator Paul Collicut continues to explore transportation and opposites with This Car.

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