Calling All Cars
by Sue Fliess
illustrated by Sarah Beise
The text zips along with rhythmic gusto...This successful collaboration combines brisk and spirited writing with bold, effervescent pictures and will have wide appeal to young readers. Fliess’s punchy rhymes mimic the speed and energy of the cars being described, making for a lively read-aloud...Young car enthusiasts will enjoy the ride through this zippy, robust picture book.” —School Library Journal
Automobiles galore in this ode to the particular set of pleasures and miseries that occur in a world full of cars. All in all, it’s an infinite loop of automotive joys interwoven with a rather charming narrative. —Kirkus Reviews
"This was one of the first books I checked out for Poppy, and we keep on checking it out again and again. For babies, the repetition teaches the concept of “car,” one of the most common first words. For toddlers, I like the rhyming and descriptive words. I also use in speech to teach the /k/ sound. Kids love this book! See the other activities we did for transportation week in my Stories." @bilingualbookshelf
Review of Calling All Cars on Wrapped in Foil HERE.
Big cars, small cars, let's call ALL cars! This bouncy text explores the wonderful world of cars zipping up, down, fast, and slow. A perfect basic concept books for eager young learners from the author of Tons of Trucks. Then cruise into bedtime!
Rest cars, Hush cars
No more rush, cars.
Cars pull in, turn off the light.
Sweet dreams, sleepy cars...goodnight!
Filled with vibrant art, adorable animal characters, and cars of all kinds from love bugs to the demolition derby, Calling All Cars is for every child who loves to read about things that go! Surprise bonus ― follow one long road throughout this vividly imagined world and don't miss the hidden clues in the artwork!