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My Side of the Car

Sadie positively needs to go the zoo; it’s been ages and her plans get foiled each time.

Finally, she and her dad start out one morning and before long they’re drenched in showers. He says they’ll have to turn around and go home, until she claims, “It’s not raining on my side of the car.” Curiously, outside Sadie’s window people are watering their lawns and bicycling, while on her dad’s side, the roads look more like rivers. Award-winning artist Jules Feiffer’s loose, colorful sketches perfectly accompany his daughter’s humorous, fanciful memory of an actual family event. Ages four to eight.

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