All Kinds Of Cars by Carl JohansonAll Kinds Of Cars by Carl Johanson

All Kinds Of Cars

byCarl Johanson

Hardcover | March 24, 2017

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From Swedish illustrator Carl Johanson, this partly true, partly fictitious book is a fantastic visual collection of cars and other wacky forms of transportation. Johanson's book identifies the ordinary along with the extraordinary ? from fire engines and snow plows to galactic buses and guitar cars.All Kinds of Cars is a playful mix of existing and imaginary enjoyed by adults and children alike. From Swedish illustrator Carl Johanson, this partly true, partly fictitious book is a fantastic visual collection of cars and other wacky forms of transportation. Johanson's book identifies the ordinary along with the extraordinary ? from fire engines and snow plows to galactic buses and guitar cars.All Kinds of Cars is a playful mix of existing and imaginary enjoyed by adults and children alike.
Carl is a Swedish Illstrator and artist who lives and works in Bretagne, in the west of France. As a kid he was always drawing. At the age of 19 he moved from his little home town on the west coast of Sweden to London to attend the Central St Martin's Foundation course in Art & Design. The following year he was accepted to Konstfack, (...
Title:All Kinds Of CarsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 12.47 × 9.78 × 0.35 inPublished:March 24, 2017Publisher:Nobrow Press Ltd.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911171011

ISBN - 13:9781911171010

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Swedish illustrator Johanson lays out this offering in the form of a catalog, and young readers certainly won't hesitate in picking out their favorites. This whimsical collection is delightful, and provides fresh surprises at every turn. Most young audiences will finish this and immediately demand another reading. -Booklist, STARRED REVIEW It's a stylish and imaginative collection that all but guarantees kids will be reaching for art supplies as they dream up their own vehicles. -Publishers Weekly [? ] kids who love cars will enjoy this crazy compendium and will be engaged by the imaginative take on a traditional subject. -Kirkus Reviews The simple but cleverly rendered vehicles are likely to inspire children to grab some markers and get in on the fun. Exquisite design and seductive production values make picking this book up a no-brainer. Where to put it down - on your child's night stand or a living room coffee table - will present the bigger problem. -The New York Times Book Review All Kinds of Cars is a wonderful book for both kids and adults. It is a fun mix of real and imaginary vehicles that gives kids the giggles, while the bold, colorful illustrations from Swedish illustrator Carl Johanson will add a modern pop to bookshelves in design-conscious homes. -Chickadee Lit By putting a fresh twist on a classic theme, Carl has created a whole new genre of picture book - the adventure-catalogues! Once read thoroughly, All Kinds of Cars will become an extension of the child's own imagination and the next time they are playing with friends the only question will be which zany form of transportation they will dream up and ride today. -Headless Greg Some wonderful and colourful graphics on every page from Swedish illustrator Johanson, some well-produced themed pages too (mining, farming, fires and so on) and a great diversion for any young child who loves cars. -Junior Hipster It's a seemingly simple concept that will fill both adults and children with joy. -Magpie That Good for a giggle and a great tool for developing your child's whimsical side. -The Butterfly Mother A visual treat for car lovers of all ages that's creative, informative and highly imaginative. -Here Wee Read