Not By Kerouac



Be sure to teach the kids early on what a scooter looks like in traffic. “On the Road” by Susan Steggall is a large glossy picture book is “cleverly illustrated with collages of cut and torn art papers, this book for prereaders is a car ride from the city to the seaside. Follow Mom and two youngsters as they pass traffic, filling stations, trucks and street sweepers, highway overpasses, and a bearded fellow in a Land Rover until they reach a little fishing village.” And see if your American toddlers notice anything strange about the license plates or which side of the road the characters are driving on in their vintage red Morris Mini. $3.98 on sale at Daedalus Books. At the price you should buy a couple of copies as gifts for future new parents: