All Kinds of Cars by Carl Johanson
  

All Kinds of Cars

Written by Carl Johanson
Illustrated by Carl Johanson

RRP £12.99

Synopsis

All Kinds of Cars by Carl Johanson

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

Reviews

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. --Booklist, STARRED REVIEW 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 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 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 [...] kids who love cars will enjoy this crazy compendium and will be engaged by the imaginative take on a traditional subject.Kirkus Reviews 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 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 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

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.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Carl Johanson
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Publisher

Flying Eye Books

Publication date

1st March 2016

ISBN

9781911171010


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