The Box Cars

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Due for release February 2019. Pre-order now!

Liam and Kai are the best of friends. Each day in the park they race around in their box cars, pretending to be everything from policemen to limo drivers! One day they notice a little girl watching them — she’s keen to join in, but there’s only room for two. A fun-filled story of friendship, sharing and creative problem-solving!

SPECIFICATIONS: 245 x 255 mm | 9.5 x 10 inches | Hardback | 32 Pages

Robert Vescio has worked as a photo editor and production manager in the publishing industry and is now a full-time children’s author. As a Books in Homes role model, his aim is to enthuse and inspire children to read and write and leave them bursting with imaginative ideas. His previous picture book with EK Books is BILBY nominated Finn and Puss (2017; illustrated by Melissa Mackie).

Cara King initially studied anthropology before moving across to multimedia and starting her own design business, Caratoons. As a designer and illustrator, she has produced images for T-shirt designs, books, cards and posters. She is the illustrator of two picture books: Mummy and Mumma Get Married (2015) and Scaredy Book (2018; also with EK Books).

Books + Publishing Magazine review article
“…the search for friendship is the subject… best friends Liam and Kai play box cars every day, until they notice a young girl watching them who’s keen to join in.” Click here to read.



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