Saturday at the Garage

byNancy HundalIllustratorAngela Pan

February 18, 2020|
Saturday at the Garage by Nancy Hundal
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In this charming story, a young girl spends a day working in a garage with her father. Told in her voice, the girl demonstrates what it’s like to work in a non-traditional work setting. Her father has been “slowly passin’ on the magic to me” and taught her skills she needs to help: she is able to pump gas, use the cash register in the store, to make change, and even helps her Dad by passing him the tools he uses to repair cars. He teaches her many small things about his job and she feels, in looking at his grease covered hands, that “someday my hands will look that way too.”

With imagination and humour, she shows the merit in always being polite, in being kind to people and animals and how fun parents can be - especially when her father gives her a ride high in the air on the shop’s car hoist! And then there’s the elf that funny customer Gordie says lives in the recesses of the garage - or does it?
Nancy Hundal splashed on to the scene in 1991 with a Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize for I Heard My Mother Call My Name. Since then she has published ten more books. She draws from her own childhood experiences spent with her father at his place of work. The lovely illustrations capture the nostalgia of the 1960’s when her ...
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Title:Saturday at the Garage
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:8.25 X 10.25 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:8.25 X 10.25 X 0 in
Published:February 18, 2020
Publisher:Midtown Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781988242323

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