If I Built a Car

If I Built a Car Author Chris Van Dusen
ISBN-10 9781101653890
Year 2005-05-05
Pages 40
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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If I built a car, it'd be totally new! Here are a few of the things that I'd do. . . . Young Jack is giving an eye-opening tour of the car he'd like to build. There's a snack bar, a pool, and even a robot named Robert to act as chauffeur. With Jack's soaring imagination in the driver's seat, we're deep-sea diving one minute and flying high above traffic the next in this whimsical, tantalizing take on the car of the future. Illustrations packed with witty detail, bright colors, and chrome recall the fabulous fifties and an era of classic American automobiles. Infectious rhythm and clever invention make this wonderful read-aloud a launch pad for imaginative fun.

If I Built a House

If I Built a House Author Chris Van Dusen
ISBN-10 9781101652756
Year 2012-10-25
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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The much-anticipated follow-up to the E. B. White Award-winning picture book If I Built a Car In If I Built a Car, imaginative Jack dreamed up a whimsical fantasy ride that could do just about anything. Now he's back and ready to build the house of his dreams, complete with a racetrack, flying room, and gigantic slide. Jack's limitless creativity and infectious enthusiasm will inspire budding young inventors to imagine their own fantastical designs. Chris Van Dusen's vibrant illustrations marry retro appeal with futuristic style as he, once again, gives readers a delightfully rhyming text that absolutely begs to be read aloud.

Down to the Sea with Mr Magee

Down to the Sea with Mr  Magee Author Chris Van Dusen
ISBN-10 1452103836
Year 2011-03-25
Pages 36
Language en
Publisher Chronicle Books
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With enough lunch for three, Mr. Magee and his dog Dee head out to the sea. But what begins as a fun day in the sun turns a bit bumpy when one playful whale decides to say hello. Soon the crew that once was floating finds themselves flying! How will they get down? Who will come to their rescue? And when will they ever get to eat lunch? Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee is a great read-aloud, sure to provide fits of giggles.

The Circus Ship

The Circus Ship Author Chris Van Dusen
ISBN-10 9780763630904
Year 2009
Pages 40
Language en
Publisher Candlewick Press
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After courageously swimming to shore when the ship that they are traveling on sinks and the wretched captain does nothing to rescue them, circus animals find a way to become a valued part of a coastal community.

If I Built a Car

If I Built a Car Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105123548427
Year 2005
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Dutton Childrens Books
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Jack describes the kind of car he would build--one with amazing accessories and with the capability of traveling on land, in the air, and on and under the sea.

A Camping Spree with Mr Magee

A Camping Spree with Mr  Magee Author Chris Van Dusen
ISBN-10 1452103828
Year 2011-03-25
Pages 36
Language en
Publisher Chronicle Books
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Mr. Magee and his trusty dog, Dee, are enjoying a peaceful camping trip when all of a sudden they find themselves plunging down a mountain and teetering on the edge of a huge waterfall! How will they find their way out of this slippery situation? Chris Van Dusen, the creator of Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee, has filled this new adventure with charming illustrations and a playful, rhyming text. A fun read-aloud for children (and adults!) on campouts or snuggling at home!

Picture Perfect Science Lessons

Picture Perfect Science Lessons Author Karen Ansberry
ISBN-10 9781936137725
Year 2010
Pages 403
Language en
Publisher NSTA Press
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In this newly revised and expanded 2nd edition of Picture-Perfect Science Lessons, classroom veterans Karen Ansberry and Emily Morgan, who also coach teachers through nationwide workshops, offer time-crunched elementary educators comprehensive background notes to each chapter, new reading strategies, and show how to combine science and reading in a natural way with classroom-tested lessons in physical science, life science, and Earth and space science.

Violet the Pilot

Violet the Pilot Author Steve Breen
ISBN-10 9780735229136
Year 2008-03-13
Pages 40
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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By the time she?s two years old, Violet Van Winkle can fi x nearly any appliance in the house. And by eight she?s building elaborate fl ying machines from scratch?mind-boggling contraptions such as the Tubbubbler, the Bicycopter, and the Wing-a-ma-jig. The kids at school tease her, but they have no idea what she?s capable of. Maybe she could earn their respect by winning the blue ribbon in the upcoming Air Show. Or maybe something even better will happen?something involving her bestever invention, a Boy Scout troop in peril, and even the mayor himself! A classic underdog story full of humor and sweetness and retro pizzazz, Violet the Pilot is both endearing and adorable. It?ll fl y right into your heart.

Learning to Ski with Mr Magee

Learning to Ski with Mr  Magee Author Chris Van Dusen
ISBN-10 9780811879811
Year 2010-07-01
Pages 36
Language en
Publisher Chronicle Books
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One winter morning, Mr. Magee and his little dog, Dee, head out bright and early to learn how to ski. But what begins as a pleasant day in the snow quickly goes downhill when a run-in with a curious moose sends them flying through the air and hanging above an abyss! How will Dee and Magee find their way out of this snowy situation? Chris Van Dusen, the creator of Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee and A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee, has crafted yet another fun-filled adventure for Magee fans old and new.

A Visit to a Car Factory

A Visit to a Car Factory Author D. M. Rice
ISBN-10 1433336073
Year 2011-11-01
Pages 24
Language en
Publisher Teacher Created Materials
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Offers a look into the workings of a car factory and the process by which a car is made.

Hattie and Hudson

Hattie and Hudson Author Chris Van Dusen
ISBN-10 9780763665456
Year 2017-05-01
Pages 40
Language en
Publisher Candlewick Press
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A little girl and her colossal friend teach a monster-size lesson about prejudging others in a charming new offering from Chris Van Dusen. Hattie McFadden is a born explorer. Every morning she grabs her life jacket and paddles out in her canoe to discover something new on the lake, singing a little song on her way. When her singing draws up from the depths a huge mysterious beast, everyone in town is terrified — except Hattie, who looks into the creature’s friendly, curious eyes and knows that this is no monster. So Hattie sneaks out at night to see the giant — whom she names Hudson — and the two become friends. But how can she make the frightened, hostile townspeople see that Hudson isn’t scary or dangerous at all? Chris Van Dusen brings his colorful, perspective-bending artwork to this satisfying new story about acceptance, friendship, and sticking up for those who are different.

King Hugo s Huge Ego

King Hugo s Huge Ego Author Chris Van Dusen
ISBN-10 9780763650049
Year 2011
Pages 40
Language en
Publisher Candlewick Press
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When haughty King Hugo tangles with a sorceress, she causes him to see himself in a more realistic light.

Truck Stuck

Truck Stuck Author Sallie Wolf
ISBN-10 9781607340157
Year 2009-07-01
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Charlesbridge
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Illustrations and simple rhyming text tell the story of a big truck that gets stuck under a bridge.

Car Science

Car Science Author Richard Hammond
ISBN-10 9781405343053
Year 2008-09-12
Pages 96
Language en
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
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Top Gear’s Richard Hammond is in the driving seat for this turbo-charged tour through the nuts and bolts of car technology. Underneath the bonnet of every car there’s a lot of fast, furious, and spectacular science going on. G-force, combustion, power, you name it, a car’s got it. Help your child discover all about the science of cars in this explosive tour. Find out how cars revolutionised the world, see how a car functions with jaw-dropping diagrams, cutaway drawings and cool graphics. Steer to the fundamental science behind the mechanics and then sit back for an exciting look into the future of minimal emissions, maximum fun. PLUS, find great things your child will love to make and do!

Race Car Dreams

Race Car Dreams Author Sharon Chriscoe
ISBN-10 9780762460458
Year 2016-09-13
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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After a day at the track of zipping and zooming, a race car is tired and ready for bed. He washes his rims, fills his tummy with oil, and chooses a book that is all about speed. All toasty and warm, he drifts off to sleep, he shifts into gear . . . and dreams of the race!