If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dusen

Do you have a plan? A big plan? A plan to create something extraordinary?

The Picture Book of the Week is If I Built a Car, written and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen.

About the Book:

The boy in If I Built a Car has big plans. Ordinary cars are okay, but he plans to build an extraordinary car. He studies vehicles like zeppelins and trains. Then, creates a design that includes retractable wings and a Plexiglas dome. The boy plans for everything–safety, comfort, snack time, nap time, and more.

Read more about the book here:

If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dusen

Try a STEM Activity here:

LEGO Balloon Powered Car~ If I Built a Car

Writing Exercise for kids:

Think about what you would include in a car if you designed it. Draw the car you designed and write a list of specifications (a list of what your car includes).

Design Your Car!

If you would like, you can send your drawing and list of specs to contact@alicia-salazar.com.

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