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Rattletrap Car

Written by Phyllis Root & illustrated by Jill Barton
Published by Candlewick Press
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Various disasters threaten to stop Poppa and the children from getting to the lake in their rattletrap car, but they manage to come up with an ingenious solution to each problem.

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Who Wrote Rattletrap Car

Phyllis Root

I have published fifty books for children, including Lucia and the Light, Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble, and Big Momma Makes the World, which won a Horn Book Award for picture books. A recent picture book One North Star won a John Burroughs Riverby award for Nature Writing, a Northeastern Minnesota Book Award, and a Midwest Booksellers Choice Award. I teach in the low-residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Children and Young Adults Program at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Who Illustrated Rattletrap Car

Jill Barton

JILL BARTON has always loved drawing and children’s books, but didn’t pursue this passion as a career for many years. At the age of 44, having married and brought up three children, Jill enrolled on a degree course in illustration. She has since illustrated many bestselling books for children and received numerous awards for her work: she was shortlisted for the Macmillan Children’s Prize for Students; commended for the Kate Greenaway award; and won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for In the Rain with Baby Duck (Candlewick Press). Jill now has five grandchildren and lives and works inDevon, England.

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