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My car by Byron Barton

My car (original 2001; edition 2003)

by Byron Barton

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Title:My car
Authors:Byron Barton
Info:[New York] : HarperFestival, 2003.
Tags:board books, toddlers, transportation, colours, cars

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My Car by Byron Barton (2001)



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He introduces his car. His car has wheel, engine, windshield. He drives carefully and obey the laws and read the signs.
Source: Pierce County Library
  Hamidfaezeh | Feb 22, 2014 |
Genre: Easy
Keywords: Cars, Transportation
Audience: Pk-2
This is a great book for young children about cars and transportation. It lists the parts of the car, rules to follow while driving and ways to take care of the car, with a big twist at the end! ( )
1 vote ShantiR | Jan 17, 2014 |
This book is about car and they describe traffic rules.
Source: Pierce College Library
Age: 2-3 ( )
  Yuna0130 | Nov 18, 2013 |
Cute book. Lots of car related vocabulary and concepts for kids to learn. Very simply illustrated. ( )
  ageoflibrarius | Jun 27, 2013 |
Sam.s describes in detail his car and how he drives it.
Ages 3-5
Source - PCL
  Maripocita | May 16, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0060560452, Board book)

Sam may be a man of few words, but he is certainly eloquent on the subject of his car. With a bright, bold palette of mostly primary colors, author-illustrator Byron Barton (Trucks, Planes, Machines at Work, etc.) deftly depicts the fondness Sam has for his chunky little car and the care with which he treats it. "I love my car. / I keep my car clean. / My car needs oil / and a full tank of gasoline." Sam also describes the parts of his car, how to drive carefully, and where he likes to go in his car. The story concludes with a twist, sure to delight already rapt readers.

Sam and his acquaintances are unusual-looking, blocky figures, with big black blobs for eyes, and more blobs for nose and mouth. Characters and objects are reminiscent of the cars, signs, and figures in a child's play station. Small details are appealing: the mechanic is a woman, and the car's headlights bathe a portion of the text in yellow. This should be required reading for every driver's ed student; we can only hope that the repeated readings this book is bound to receive will sink in to preschoolers' minds for future recall: "I obey the laws. / I stop for pedestrians. / I read the signs." This is a lovely picture book. (Ages 2 to 5) --Emilie Coulter

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