The Little Auto (Lois Lenski Books)

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Mr. Small has a shiny red auto. On nice days, Mr. Small takes his car out of the garage and goes for a drive. He can drive fast enough to pass a horse and buggy! He runs into trouble when it begins to rain and he gets a flat tire. But he is able to fix the tire, the sun comes out, and Mr. Small drives his little auto back into the garage.

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Mr. Small is very proud of his shiny red auto. He oils it, pumps up the tires, adds water to the radiator, and heads out for a drive! Scattering chickens, outrunning dogs, and remaining eminently cheerful even when rain falls and he gets a flat tire, Mr. Small has a grand old time. At the end of the day, he washes and polishes his auto and garages it until the next time.

Newbery Medal recipient Lois Lenski's charming, old-fashioned Mr. Small books, with their cheery, round-headed protagonist and simple, pleasing story lines, appeal to readers today as much as they did when they were first published over 40 years ago. Long out of print, the classic Mr. Small books are finally back, in full color. During her prolific lifetime, Lenski wrote and illustrated more than 90 children's books. For more adventures with the gentle Mr. Small, read Policeman Small. (Ages 3 to 6) --Emilie Coulter

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Lois Lenski was the author and illustrator of more than 90 books for children. She illustrated the popular Betsy-Tacy stories by Maud Hart Lovelace. Lenski is counted among the most influential writers/artists of the 20th century. She was awarded the Newbery Medal for Strawberry Girl and the Newbery Honor for Indian Captive. Lois Lenski is loved by librarians and bibliophiles!

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