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Review of ‘Bertha Takes a Drive’

It’s not an easy task to transport today’s technology-minded children back to 1888, when cars were nonexistent and banned by German law, but author-illustrator Jan Adkins succeeds with aplomb in Bertha Takes a Drive: How the Benz Automobile Changed the World.

Adkins’ detailed period drawings set the scene for adventure. When Bertha Benz, wife of…

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