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Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and…

Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go (original 1974; edition 1998)

by Richard Scarry (Author)

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Title:Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go
Authors:Richard Scarry (Author)
Info:Golden Books (1998), Edition: 1st Book Club ed, 72 pages
Collections:EDLM 436 Lit Survey
Tags:FAN, PIC, CSCBC Children's Book of the Year 1974, animal fantasy, detailed, silly, fun, vehicles

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Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things that Go by Richard Scarry (1974)



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On their way to the beach for a picnic, Ma, Pa, Pickles, and Penny Pig get to see just about every kind of real transportation vehicle every made, plus funny pretend cars like a pickle-shaped truck, an alligator-shaped car, a bananamobile, a cheese car, a doughnut car, a wolfwagon, a toothbrush car, a hot dog car, and a mustard tube car. As they journey, they witness super messy crashes, a crazy dog driver wearing a cowboy hat named Dingo being chased by Officer Flossy, and a lot of silly situations. Don’t forget to try to find Goldbug on every page! This is a humorous and engaging book...children can spend hours poring over the detail-rich pages.
  kristinjbriley | Jul 11, 2019 |
I simply loved this book. Wonderful drawings, a nice little story to guide the viewing of the pages and to hint on what's going on. I admire the factvthat there's lots to see, learn and read for children of several ages and levels. Marvellously done!

I hope this book will be the start of a collection with the little boy who gets it for his birthday.

I really, absolutely couldn't resist reading it before wrapping it. Brought back lots of good memories. ( )
  BoekenTrol71 | Jan 10, 2018 |
I really enjoyed reading this selection because it can be used for any age group. I read it to my preschoolers and they loved it, the toddler teacher read it to her toddlers and they loved it just as much! The book itself is very informative and allows the children to connect the book with their real life experiences and objects. ( )
  ambermescott | Mar 21, 2017 |
This book helps teach categorizing, what goes, whats a car, whats a truck. Different things that go. Can be read to kindergarten and have an activity where they create something that goes. ( )
  Olivia.Morris | Nov 9, 2016 |
This book is a fantasy book about transportation because it has animals driving cars of all shapes and sorts. This book is great for children to learn and get excited. The book tells a story about all the different cars, trucks, and trains that go. It shows different jobs that some vehicles do. The pages are full of fun pictures that are a little busy, you need to take the time and find the gold bug on each page, which makes this fun and interactive for the children. ( )
  Karlig | Mar 28, 2016 |
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0307157857, Hardcover)

Although this book was around when many of today's parents were youngsters, it has remained a steadfast must-have in every toddler's library. For starters, it's a great vocabulary guide that names the many things that go (and some that haven't a prayer of going, but are great fun to imagine anyway). It's also teeming with detail-rich scenes and characters on every page, teaching children the rewards of looking long and closely (such as finding the hidden "Goldbug" in each spread). Along the way it entertains with the silly and slapstick--everything from toothpaste and toothbrush cars to six fire department vehicles that show up to extinguish a ladybug-size fire in a miniature pink convertible. What's most amazing about this book, however, is its longevity. When you purchase it for your fledgling talker, you should consider it an investment. Even 11-, 12-, and 13-year-olds are known to pore over the book nostalgically, cooing at Lowly Worm and eagerly tracking Officer Flossie's book-long chase after that irresponsible, speedster driver in a cowboy hat. (Ages 2 and older) --Gail Hudson

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On their way to the beach for a picnic the Pig family encounters almost every kind of transportation vehicle imaginable--and imaginary.

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