Twitter response:

A Must Ride!

"Imagination abounds in this unique picture book that is unlike anything else on the market. Its young heroine's fanciful quest to fall asleep is ingeniously captured by Brendan Hoppey's innovative artwork. The Red Car is a must ride!"

Kathy Roberts, Brentwood Elementary School teacher
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Bedtime Adventure!

"Just because it's bedtime doesn't mean children go right to sleep! It's often a time when a child's imagination and creativity run wild...which is certainly the case with the little girl in The Red Car. Before falling asleep, she "travels" across the city and rids it of danger, making the city safe so that she, and everyone else, can go to sleep.

The full-page photographs are completely unique, combining NYC scenes with nostalgic toys and the captivating little girl in the 1950s' pedal car. A perfect good night story for any child!"

Ellen Cabana, Glens Falls Elementary School teacher (and grandmother of five)
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A Classroom Keeper!

"A wonderful read aloud for my first-grade students. They truly enjoyed taking a wild ride through the New York City night, scaring away all those things that kids find scary. The Red Car is a great book to practice sequencing events. Definitely a keeper for my classroom!"

Caitlin Roselli, Middletown (NY) Elementary School teacher
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The Red Car

King Kong, the Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, alligators in the sewer, and other urban chills keep a young girl awake. But when her bed becomes a red fire chief’s car, imagination fuels a nighttime journey through the city during which she confronts  those fears…and finally falls asleep.

The Red Car uses photographs of iconic New York City landmarks as backdrops.

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