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All Kinds of Cars - by Carl Johanson (Hardcover)

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All Kinds of Cars - by Carl Johanson (Hardcover)

About the Book
From the imaginative mind of Swedish illustrator Carl Johanson comes this fantastic collection of cars and other wacky transportion devices!

Book Synopsis
From Swedish illustrator Carl Johanson, this partly true, partly fictitious book is a fantastic visual collection of cars and other wacky forms of transportation. Johanson's book identifies the ordinary along with the extraordinary - from fire engines and snow plows to galactic buses and guitar cars. All Kinds of Cars is a playful mix of existing and imaginary enjoyed by adults and children alike.

From the Back Cover
From fire engines, tractors, and snowploughs to sausage cars, galactic buses, and guitar cars, this zany catalogue of transportation is a wonderful mix of existing and imaginary. Can you determine fantasy from reality?
Illustrator Carl Johanson takes on a wild and wacky ride through the world of transport in this beautifully designed book.

Review Quotes

Swedish illustrator Johanson lays out this offering in the form of a catalog, and young readers certainly won't hesitate in picking out their favorites. This whimsical collection is delightful, and provides fresh surprises at every turn. Most young audiences will finish this and immediately demand another reading.
It's a stylish and imaginative collection that all but guarantees kids will be reaching for art supplies as they dream up their own vehicles.
--Publishers Weekly
[...] kids who love cars will enjoy this crazy compendium and will be engaged by the imaginative take on a traditional subject.
--Kirkus Reviews
The simple but cleverly rendered vehicles are likely to inspire children to grab some markers and get in on the fun. Exquisite design and seductive production values make picking this book up a no-brainer. Where to put it down -- on your child's night stand or a living room coffee table -- will present the bigger problem.
--The New York Times Book Review
All Kinds of Cars is a wonderful book for both kids and adults. It is a fun mix of real and imaginary vehicles that gives kids the giggles, while the bold, colorful illustrations from Swedish illustrator Carl Johanson will add a modern pop to bookshelves in design-conscious homes.
--Chickadee Lit
By putting a fresh twist on a classic theme, Carl has created a whole new genre of picture book - the adventure-catalogues! Once read thoroughly, All Kinds of Cars will become an extension of the child's own imagination and the next time they are playing with friends the only question will be which zany form of transportation they will dream up and ride today.
--Headless Greg
Some wonderful and colourful graphics on every page from Swedish illustrator Johanson, some well-produced themed pages too (mining, farming, fires and so on) and a great diversion for any young child who loves cars.
--Junior Hipster
It's a seemingly simple concept that will fill both adults and children with joy.
--Magpie That
Good for a giggle and a great tool for developing your child's whimsical side.
--The Butterfly Mother
A visual treat for car lovers of all ages that's creative, informative and highly imaginative.
--Here Wee Read

About the Author
Carl Johanson is an illustrator living and working in Bretagne, France. He studied graphic design and illustration at Konstfack in Stockholm, and has since focused mainly on illustration and, in particular, creating books for children. All Kinds of Cars (originally titled "Carl's Car Dictionary") is his first children's book, and he is currently working on a second project. Some of Carl's clients include: H&M, Boden, NK, Uniqlo, Raben & Sjogren and Actes Sud.


Dimensions (Overall): 12.3 Inches (H) x 9.7 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.05 Pounds
Suggested Age: 3-5 Years
Number of Pages: 40
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Transportation
Publisher: Nobrow Press
Format: Hardcover
Author: Carl Johanson
Language: English
Street Date: March 14, 2017
UPC: 9781911171010
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported