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The No. 1 Car Spotter

By Atinuke
Illustrated by Warwick Johnson Cadwell

Oluwalase Babatunde Benson is No. 1. He's the No. 1 car spotter in his village. The No. 1 car spotter in the world!

The start of an exciting new series about the irresistible No. 1, whose hobby is car spotting but who is good at solving all sorts of problems for his village. When the family's cart breaks down and there's no way of bringing goods to market, it's No. 1 who devises the Toyota Cow-rolla and saves the day. He runs errands for his family and helps Mama Coca-Cola feed the busloads of people who stop for her delicious fried akara. No. 1 even helps Grandmother get to the medical centre when she can't afford treatment. No. 1 is bright and plucky and resourceful – a fantastic new character in what will undoubtedly prove to be a brilliant series!

  • Atinuke is the author of Anna Hibiscus, Hooray for Anna Hibiscus and Good Luck, Anna Hibiscus also published by Walker Books.
  • Racing Reads are pacy and engaging first novels for the newly independent reader. Each book is extensively illustrated and the story-per-chapter structure is ideal for building reading confidence.

About the author

Born in Nigeria, Atinuke grew up in both Africa and the UK, and is now a professional storyteller living in Wales. Her first book, Anna Hibiscus, was published in October 2007, and was inspired by the Africa of her childhood.

ISBN: 9781406320770
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: November 1, 2010
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 112pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $11.99
New Zealand RRP: $12.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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