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The Tin Snail

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by Cameron McAllister
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The Tin Snail by Cameron McAllister

Get ready for a wild ride with this classic and fun World War II adventure about a boy who helps invent a car the Nazis would love to get their hands on!

Thirteen-year-old Angelo knows that his father??s job is in jeopardy. Only one thing can save it: inventing a car the world has never seen before. On vacation in the French countryside, Angelo gets an idea. So far, cars have only been made for the rich. Someone should create a car for everyday working people. Angelo thinks he??ss up to the challenge!

After a lot of failures, and some rather painful crashes, Angelo, with help from his friend Camille and some other villagers, builds a prototype that just might work.

But testing it won??t be easy??"especially when war is declared and he finds out the Nazis are planning to steal his design! This funny adventure will have you speeding through the pages. So buckle up and enjoy the wild ride!

"Kids will appreciate Angelo's confident, headlong enthusiasm and his hilarious mishaps driving across pocked fields, while adults will enjoy the new angle on both automotive and war history."--Kirkus Reviews

“A captivating book for young people of all ages.” ??"T.E. Carhart, bestselling author of The Piano Shop on the Left Bank

Charming.” ??"The Guardian

“A thoroughly engaging read.” ??"The Spectator

“Feel-good, funny, romping, filmic adventure.” ??"The Sunday Times

“A fantastic family read.” ??"Mr Ripley??s Enchanted Books

Refreshingly different and very engaging.” ??"Reading Zone

“A delightful book.” ??"Historical Novel Society

Unusual and delightful.” ??"Parents in Touch

“I loved this delightful novel. It??s intended for middle grade readers but people of all ages will love it.” ??"The Bookbag

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Ebook Details
Pages: 256
Size: 13.3 MB
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Date published:   2016
ISBN: 9780553536393 (DRM-EPUB)

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