By Phyllis Roots
An uproarious tale of a family’s trip in a rattletrap car. The rattletrap car doesn’t go fast and it doesn’t go far – and when a family set off to the lake in it one hot day it soon starts to fall apart.
“Completely brilliant… Funny, original and beautifully drawn… Ideal for reading aloud.” The Independent on Sunday
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