By Lynn M. Stone
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Fred and Ted’s road trip / by Peter Eastman. — 1st ed. p. cm. Summary: Dogs Fred and Ted pack up their cars and go on a road trip, and their different ways of doing things have interesting results. eISBN: 978-0-375-89854-9 [1. Automobile travel—Fiction. 2. Friendship—Fiction. 3. Individuality—Fiction. 4. ] I. Title. E13153Frs 2011 [E]—dc22 2010006265 Random House Children’s Books supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read. 1 Contents Title Page Copyright First Page Fred and Ted were going on a road trip.
Ted was clean. Fred was dirty. Ted turned on the water. He stayed dry. Fred got wet. They came to a log. Fred drove over it. Ted drove under it. They stopped to have a picnic. Ted carried the lunch. Fred spread the blanket. They sat down to eat. Ted felt one drop. Fred felt two drops. It started to rain! Ted ran to his red car. Fred ran to his green car. Ted drove in the rain. Fred drove out of the rain. They drove in the desert. Ted was cool. Fred was hot. They ran over some cactus. Fred got a flat tire.
Fred spread the blanket. They sat down to eat. Ted felt one drop. Fred felt two drops. It started to rain! Ted ran to his red car. Fred ran to his green car. Ted drove in the rain. Fred drove out of the rain. They drove in the desert. Ted was cool. Fred was hot. They ran over some cactus. Fred got a flat tire. In the toolbox, Ted found a pump. Fred found a spoon. Ted pumped. Fred found apples. Ted pumped and pumped and pumped! Fred found bread and milk and a pineapple! Fred went up and up and up!