The No. 1 Car Spotter and the Car Thieves by Atinuke
  

The No. 1 Car Spotter and the Car Thieves

Written by Atinuke
Illustrated by
Part of the No. 1 Car Spotter Series

Synopsis

The No. 1 Car Spotter and the Car Thieves by Atinuke

Oluwalase Babatunde Benson is the number 1 car spotter in the village - maybe even the world!Trouble is brewing in No. 1's village - cars are being stolen from outside Mama Coca-Cola's chop house. No. 1 tries to catch the thieves by putting up roadblocks and making diversions. But things get worse. More cars are stolen and people stop going to the chop house. Soon Coca-Cola's mother will not be able to afford to send Coca-Coca to school. It's not long before cars are being stolen throughout the whole country! No. 1 - never one to sit back and let bad things happen - soon comes up with a better plan. He is now more determined than ever to catch those pesky car thieves!

Reviews

a smart story written with an authentic and distinctive voice and bold illustrations that match the lively dialogue and plot * CBI recommended reads of 2012 *

About the Author

Atinuke

Atinuke is a Nigerian storyteller. She draws upon her recent ancestry from Yoruba land, England and Wales, and more ancient origins in Spain, Portugal and China, to tell stories from both the world of folktales and contemporary life. She has written many Anna Hibiscus Racing Read titles and picture books, as well as the series entitled No. 1 Car Spotter. She lives in Newport, Pembrokeshire with her husband and two sons.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

Atinuke
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Author's Website

atinuke-author.weebly.com/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2012

ISBN

9781406320800


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