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Number of Pages: 32
Publication Date: 2010
|Dimensions: 10.00 X 9.00 (inches)|
There are many different kinds of trucks to drive. You can dig up dirt with a power shovel, lift steel beams with a giant crane, flatten tar with a steamroller, and push away snow with a snowplow. Preschoolers will love watching the little boy and girl in the story as they sit in the driver's seat of twelve great machines that rumble and tumble and go clinka-vroom vroom!
Jonathan London is the author of more than eighty books for young readers, including the ever-popular Froggy books, as well as A Truck Goes Rattley-Bumpa and A Train Goes Clickety-Clack. He lives in Graton, California.
David Parkins has illustrated many books for children including Shhhhh! Everybody's Sleeping and The Adventures of Old Bo Bear. He lives in Ontario, Canada.
This is a wonderful picture book about trucks, from power shovels to street sweepers and more... With expressive faces on the trucks, the pictures will draw young audiences into the story, reminding them of Jon Scieszka's Truck Town.
Chunky, rounded shapes (fans of Disney's Cars will recognize the style immediately), simple but accurate detailing, plenty of onomatopoeia, and just enough anthropomorphism to make it clear that these trucks revel in collaborating with humans