And the Cars Go... by William Bee

And the Cars Go...

Written by William Bee
Illustrated by William Bee

3+ readers   Baby and Toddler   Picture Book Party   
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An exuberantly noisy books for all those who love a racket and anything that moves! A racing car, a school bus, a Rolls Royce with a Duke and Duchess aboard – all of these and more get stuck in a giant traffic jam. And all of them make a lot of different noises! Have fun finding out what has got them in such a jam!


And the Cars Go... by William Bee

A rollicking read-aloud from the exceptional talent of William Bee! Well well, what do we have here? It's a HUGE, very NOISY traffic jam and everyone's in a hurry to get somewhere! The racing car, off to the track, goes vrooooom; the beach buggy, on its way to the coast, goes bumble bumble; and Mr Luiggi cries Mamma Mia! My ice creams are melting! What ever could be the cause of all this traffic?

Graphic and contemporary, this is an utterly charming chronicle of passengers and their cars! It is the companion title to And the Train Goes... and together they make a perfect set.

See if you can spot hidden snails on every spread!


Traffic jams have never looked as good Junior A sheer delight to read aloud ... The unusual illustrations with their bold striking colours are full of quirky details both children and adults will enjoy - look closely and you will find all sorts of fun. I love the gulls hitching a ride with the groovy surfers! Unusual and engaging - a super book Parents in Touch

About the Author

William Bee is an artist and commercial designer who has worked for renowned fashion houses including Issay Miyake and Paul Smith.

He was born in London, but now lives in the English countryside.

As well as writing children's books, he races a vintage sports car, is an international skier, and when at home tends his lawns and meadow. William Bee loves Saturdays, the colour green, tabby cats, the Queen, Rolls Royces, fruit scones, David Niven, staying at home...

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Publication date

1st May 2014




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