cover image CAR WASH


Sandra Steen, Susan Steen, , illus. by G. Brian Karas. . Picture Puffin, $6.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-698-11983-3

An onomatopoeic text and multimedia artwork convey the exuberant experience of going through the car wash, from the "whish, whish" of the "foamy sea" as viewed through the "porthole" (side window) to the "Whirr! Whirr!" of the "red-hot breath" that dries off the vehicle. Ages 2-6. (Apr.)