Car Smarts: Hot Tips for the Car Crazy

By Carol-Ann Hoyte

A review of Car Smarts: Hot Tips For The Car Crazy by Phil Edmonston and Maureen Sawa

Published on April 1, 2004

Car Smarts: Hot Tips For The Car Crazy
Phil Edmonston and Maureen Sawa

Tundra Books
$22.99
0-88776-646-3

Zoom, zoom. Phil Edmonston, the author of the best-selling Lemon-Aid car guides, teams up with librarian Maureen Sawa on Car Smarts: H ot Tips for the Car Crazy. The pair cover automotive history, how a car works, car design, features of a good car, car ownership, and the future outlook for cars. A glossary and listing of Internet sites, books and museums round out this information-packed volume. Though it is targeted at 9- to 14-year-olds, older readers will find it interesting and useful, particularly the section on buying a car. Gordon Sauve’s artwork does the subject justice and provides the book with a sophisticated look. mRb

Carol-Ann Hoyte is the Quebec English-language regional coordinator for TD Canadian Children's Book Week and organizer of monthly mixers for Montreal anglophone children's book authors and illustrators.

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