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  • Published: 15 May 2011
  • ISBN: 9780887766466
  • Imprint: Tundra Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $26.99

Car Smarts


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Phil Edmonston, author of the Lemon-Aid guides to car buying, is one of North America’s leading consumer advocates. He and Maureen Sawa, a well-known children’s librarian, have written a book jammed with the information that every car-crazy young person craves. Full of fascinating facts, and practical advice for the young reader planning to buy and run a car, or for armchair drivers dreaming of the day when…

Gordon Sauvé’s detailed, playful illustrations combined with knowledgeable, upbeat text make this a great book for drivers-in-waiting.

  • Pub date: 15 May 2011
  • ISBN: 9780887766466
  • Imprint: Tundra Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $26.99

About the Authors

Phil Edmonston

Phil Edmonston is known for his best-selling series of books, The Lemon-Aid Car Guides. He is founder and past President of the Automobile Protection Association, a former elected member of the Consumers Union Board of Directors, and a colleague of Ralph Nader. He is the author of 104 best-sellers dealing with consumer rights and the automobile industry. He has worked as a television reporter, a syndicated newspaper columnist, and as a host of his own open-line show. When not writing books and answering questions about cars, he can be found by the sea, in Florida. Visit his web site at ww.lemonaidcars.com.


Praise for Car Smarts

““…Car Smarts…could and should be essential reading for anyone who hopes to drive a car or buy a car, and anyone who wants to know what makes a car tick…””


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