In 1974, Random House first published cars and Trucks And Things That Go, written and illustrated the late children’s author and illustrator Richard Scarry. Since then it has remained popular with parents who likely had it read to them when they were youngsters. In typical Scarry fashion, the book features an assortment of cats, pigs, rabbits and foxes, all of which are depicted racing around in a variety of vehicles. The 72-page book is available in hardcover and paperback and is recommended for children ages 3 to 7. Purchase for $12-$15 (depending on the cover) from a number of sources, including

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