"Gary the Go-Cart: Wind blows" is a fun story, written in poetry with rhyme and cadence. It is illustrated by the late, great, award-winning Sidnei Marques. This book is educational, too, in that it compares Oil and Gas to Wind Energy in a way that even kids can understand at some level. Teenagers and adults will read it on a much deeper level.
Gary wants to go far and wants to go fast. He doesn't want to be slow like go-carts from the past. “Wind Blows” details Gary's adventures as he explores Wind Energy and compares it to Oil and Gas. You might be surprised by what he learns. Ms. Denson simplifies some rather complicated ideas about energy and makes them fun.
The Gary the Go-Cart series was written to balance the conversation surrounding energy and the environment.
This book is considered informational fiction or informative fiction.
About the Author
Mr. Marques had been a graphic designer since 1980. He began his career in Newark, N.J.
His work includes airbrushing in canvas and on walls. Mr. Marques designed for multiple newspapers and magazines in Brazil. He was the winner of numerous cartoon competitions in Russia, Germany, London and Brazil. Mr. Marques passed away in January, 2017.
Table of Contents
The media portrays the wind energy as being great for the environment. This book shows another perspective in a way that is fun to read. It is written as a children's book, however, really meant for teenagers and older.
32 pages with full color illustrations, plus a page at the back of the book, entitled, "For the Adults in the Room." This page gives information about the effects of Wind Energy on birds.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Gary the Go Cart is a wonderful read. The story line is fun, the illustrations are fantastic, and this is a great opportunity for children to learn while they read. I highly recommend reading this book.
This culture is full of myths and feel-right fiction about what is good for our environment. In a fun, easy format, this book cuts to the heart of the matter -- gas is not the enemy! Highly recommend!