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"Surprises abound in this cheeky lift-the-flap book as Bear, a grouchy mechanic in blue coveralls, gets help (of a sort) from his animal friends — and readers — when his red convertible needs fixing. Lifting flaps for the hood and trunk reveals Crocodile fooling around, while an enormous double-page panel flips up to put the car on a lift. Animal mischief continues when Bear hits the road (looking inside a police vehicle reveals that it has been commandeered by pig bandits). The retro aesthetic of Merlin's muted acrylics call to mind Richard Scarry's Busytown books; readers should enjoy teasing out each of the book's hidden secrets. Ages 3 — up. (Oct.)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

About the Author

Christophe Merlin has always dreamed of being a race-car driver. The best result he's ever had in a race, however, is a broken ankle and a year off, which he dedicated to drawing. The author and illustrator of several books for children, Christophe Merlin divides his time between making art and rebuilding old cars in Paris, France.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763655358
Author:
Merlin, Jean Claude Ed
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Author:
Merlin, Christophe
Author:
Merlin, Jean-Claude Ed.
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
14
Dimensions:
12.12 x 8.99 x 0.51 in 1.045 lb
Age Level:
from 3 up to 7

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Product details 14 pages Candlewick Press (MA) - English 9780763655358 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Surprises abound in this cheeky lift-the-flap book as Bear, a grouchy mechanic in blue coveralls, gets help (of a sort) from his animal friends — and readers — when his red convertible needs fixing. Lifting flaps for the hood and trunk reveals Crocodile fooling around, while an enormous double-page panel flips up to put the car on a lift. Animal mischief continues when Bear hits the road (looking inside a police vehicle reveals that it has been commandeered by pig bandits). The retro aesthetic of Merlin's muted acrylics call to mind Richard Scarry's Busytown books; readers should enjoy teasing out each of the book's hidden secrets. Ages 3 — up. (Oct.)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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