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Book details
  • SubGenre:Transportation / Cars & Trucks
  • Age Range (years):3 - 5
  • Language:English
  • Pages:28
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781098342357

Lady Lilli Has One Horn

by Melanie Kordis

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Lady Lilli Has One Horn is a classic car discovery book that will grow with your child. The main character is Lady Lilli, a 1930 Ford Model A Roadster. The beautiful illustrations provide several teaching and learning opportunities. There are 1 to 10 examples of number recognition (numeric, written and associated objects). New vocabulary words associated with car parts and simplified explanation of an internal combustion engine. There is something for everyone, whether you or your little one are interested in mechanics or history you may just fall in love with Lady Lilli.


Lady Lilli Has One Horn is a hardcover 1-10 counting book starring a 1930 Ford Model A Roadster.  Each page has three levels of text to engage a range of readers -  toddlers identify numbers, young children learn classic car vocabulary, and more advanced readers expand their knowledge about Model A's.  A graphically illustrated book, Lady Lilli Has One Horn will grow with children and ignite a spark for ingenuity.

About the author

Melanie Kordis first met Lady Lilli in 2013 and they have enjoyed many adventures together. In addition to writing Lady Lilli Has One Horn, Melanie writes the monthly Fashion and Life column for the Cape Henry Model A Ford Club newsletter. Often seen in 1930's fashion driving Lady Lilli in local parades, about town and attending special events in and around her home of Virginia Beach, Virginia. The inspiration for Lady Lilli Has One Horn was to share her love of the antique, teach and preserve American history, and perfect the gloved parade wave. Lady Lilli would like to hear your stories or questions. Send them to LadyLilli.adventures@gmail.com

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Lady Lilli is Fantastic!!! This is an amazing story that makes a Model A come to life for children. It is merging two eras and teaching our youth how a car mechanics work with a fun and light story. The illustrations fit the words perfectly and it's quite touching knowing how many smiles the real Lady Lilli has brought to the faces of people, a book will enable her to live on and be an entertaining and educational to a wider audience. Read more
Lady Lilli has one Horn This book is beautiful. The illustrations and color palate feel like the 1930s. Using a Model A Ford to teach children count is unique I’ve shown it to my friend and they are impressed and ordered their own copies Read more
Lady Lilli Has One Horn “Lady Lilli Has One Horn” by Melanie Kordis, is a book that young children and antique car aficionados will enjoy as it presents both the young reader with a learning experience and the more mature readers with an appreciation of the features of a Lady Lilli which is a 1930 Model A Ford. The book is well illustrated as it contains pictures and describes the various workings of Lady Lilli that the reader will find fascinating. One of the things that was especially interesting was the sequence of steps to be followed in order to start the engine of the car. The book is well written with pictures and illustrations providing the reader with an enjoyable experience in gaining both technical and historical knowledge of a Model A Ford. Read more