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Author: Jan Adkins

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Published: October 2017
Published By: Random House Australia
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It's 1888 and Bertha Benz's husband, Karl, has invented the prototype Benz motorwagen. But the German government declares the vehicle illegal, and the church calls it the devil's work. Unbeknownst to her husband, Bertha steals away with her two sons and drives nearly one hundred miles to prove just how amazing the motorwagen is. Bertha's mechanical savvy gets the boys to Grandma's house safely, and the remarkable mother/son road trip reduces global concern about moving vehicles.It's 1888 and Bertha Benz's husband, Karl, has invented the prototype Benz motorwagen. But the German government declares the vehicle illegal, and the church calls it the devil's work. Unbeknownst to her husband, Bertha steals away with her two sons and drives nearly one hundred miles to prove just how amazing the motorwagen is. Bertha's mechanical savvy gets the boys to Grandma's house safely, and the remarkable mother/son road trip reduces global concern about moving vehicles.
Jan Adkins has written and illustrated many books for children, including What If You Met a Cowboy?; The Art and Industry of Sandcastles (Walker and Co.); What If You Met a Pirate? (Roaring Brook); and Line- Tying It Up, Tying It Down (Wooden Boat Publications). She currently lives in Gainesville, FL.

ISBN-13: 9781580896962
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Format: Hardback
Size: 0x0mm
Pages: 32
Publisher: Random House Australia

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