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How to Build a Car

Published by Walter Foster Jr.
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Learn about car mechanics and teamwork as three unlikely friends work to build a miniature racer. In How to Build a Car, three unlikely friends–Eli, a mouse; Phoebe, a sparrow; and Hank, a frog–decide to build a small motorcar together. The story follows the friendly trio as they learn all about how a car works and how it is constructed. Detailed illustrations show the inner workings of the car, teaching children the basics of how each part works together to get the car moving. Through hard work and perseverance, Eli, Phoebe, and Hank learn about both car mechanics and teamwork as they build a miniature racer. With the help of this sweet story, children will learn the different parts and functions of a car.

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Who Wrote How to Build a Car

Martin Sodomka

Martin Sodomka is a graphic designer based in the Czech Republic. He is a self-published illustrator of books for children.

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Saskia Lacey

A beautiful storyteller, Saskia Lacey is an educational children’s author with an extensive teaching background. Lacey has developed engaging children’s stories and projects for a variety of publishers and illustrators.

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