It's fast, it's sleek, it's beautiful - it's the Golden Arrow car, first prize in a competition that Horace the driving dog is determined to win. All he has to do is design a car that uses alternative energy. Easy! What should he try? Wind, water or nuclear power? How about a flying car?
But all the other dogs want the prize as well, to say nothing of the stunt hamsters Tickety and Boo. Soon everyone is trying to build their own, very unusual cars, and causing mayhem along the way. Meanwhile, those sneering cats from the car showroom have got a secret weapon...
Children of 7 and over will enjoy this good-humoured sequel to the free books PETROL PAWS and RACE NIGHT.
I'm a qualified teacher and librarian who has had seven children's books published in traditional form in the UK and USA. I've also had about 40 stories published in British and Australian women's magazines.
In 2012 I set up a child-friendly website, www.megamousebooks.com, to offer free children's stories, ebooks and printable puzzles. It's proving a full-time job, but a very enjoyable one!read more