Strap in for a rousing, rumbling ode to trucks of all stripes, loaded with high-energy verse and whimsical illustrations.
Trucks and MORE trucks! Open-door trucks! Heavy-load trucks! Shake-the-road trucks!
Whether hauling dirt or carrying treats, hurrying to put out a fire or hailing from outer space, this endless array of big, noisy vehicles is a dream parade for every child who loves trucks. Revved up by Peter Stein’s rhythmic verse, combined with Bob Staake’s warm and witty illustrations, this is a road trip kids will want to take again and again.
About the Author
Peter Stein, the author of Cars Galore, Bugs Galore, and Toys Galore,has been a highly successful writer, editor, designer, and art director for more than twenty years. He is the author of seven gift books, including Age Is Nothing: Attitude Is Everything and Fine Friends: A Little Book About You and Me. He lives in Petaluma, California.
Bob Staake, the illustrator of Cars Galore and its follow-up titles,has written and/or illustrated more than fifty books, including The Red Lemon, a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year. His work has graced the cover of the New Yorker more than a dozen times, and his November 17, 2008, Barack Obama victory cover was named the Best Magazine Cover of the Year by Time magazine. He lives on Cape Cod, in Massachusetts.
It’s a rip-roaring ride for young truck-lovers in Stein’s newest book about a wide variety of heavy-duty vehicles...Kiddos still unconvinced about the allure of these massive means of transportation will likely be convinced that “Trucks are COOL— / they’re number one!” by this lively picture book. —Booklist
Staake and Stein keep on truckin' when madcap tomfoolery and heavy machinery go hand in hand...this is sure to lure in both hardcore preschool truck enthusiasts and their truck-curious compatriots as they pore over the details on every page. Put the pedal to the metal and track down these trucks for your favorite back-seat drivers. —Kirkus Reviews
The lively, detailed, cartoony illustrations are paired humorously with a spirited, page-turning rhythmic narrative, making this title an excellent read-aloud or one-on-one choice...Truck-obsessed children will be entertained for many for re-readings. —School Library Journal