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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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“Neigh!” said a horse.

“Quack!” said a duck.

“Beep!” said the friendly

Little Blue Truck.

 
Little Blue Truck is a joyful cacophony of animal and truck sounds that will have youngsters beeping and quacking—and begging for one more go-round! Along the way, readers see that it pays to be kind to our animal friends: If we show friendly respect to others, were more likely to get help when were, say, stuck in the muck in a truck. Jill McElmurrys gouache illustrations of wild-eyed farm animals and country roads are warm and wonderful, suiting the cheerfully rhyming text to a T. This sturdy board book edition is sure to withstand many riotous read-aloud sessions. Beep!
Dont miss the sequel Little Blue Truck Leads the Way (2009)!

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"All the animals happily greet Little Blue Truck as it amiably trundles over hill and dale: 'Toad said, 'Croak!'/ and winked an eye/ when Little Blue Truck/ went rolling by.' No wonder, then, that the obnoxious Dump Truck gets a cold shoulder when it goes too fast ('I haven't got time to pass the day/ with every duck along the way!') and gets stuck in the rural muck. But when the selfless Little Blue Truck gets mired while trying to help, all the animals rally 'round and teach Dump Truck about neighborliness (the particularly buff Toad implicitly offers a subsidiary lesson on the value of working out). Schertle's (All You Need for a Beach) rhyming stanzas are succinct, and she gives readers plenty of opportunities to chime in with animal and vehicle noises; colored, standout fonts highlight these sounds for extra effect. McElmurry's (Mad About Plaid) gouaches recall the heyday of Golden Books in their combination of vividness, navet and sweetness, and her rich palette achieves verisimilitude that is no less satisfying for being nostalgic. Ages 3 — 7." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

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A little blue truck finds his way out of a jam, with a bit of help from his friends.

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Theand#160;delightful story of a friendly little blue truck with big-rig pluck--now available in a Spanish board book version that keeps the rhyme and the charm of the original.

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Little Blue Truck is getting ready for fall on the farm in this festive sticker activity book!

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Theand#160;bestselling Little Blue Truck is now available as an oversized board book!and#160;Get ready for an even bigger dose of fun and friendship and cooperation.

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The bestselling children's book is now available in a lap-sized board book edition!and#160;Little Blue Truck is aand#160;joyful cacophony of animal and truck sounds in verse that will have youngsters beeping and quackingand#8212;and begging for one more go-round!and#160;Mud and muck are no match for this little truck in thisand#160;rollicking homage to the power of friendship and the rewards of helping others. Jill McElmurryand#8217;s gouache illustrations of wild-eyed farm animals and country roads are warm and wonderful, suiting the cheerfully rhyming text of Alice Schertle to a T.and#160;The oversized,and#160;sturdy board book pages are sure to withstand many riotous read-aloud sessions. Beep beep beep!
and#160;
and#160;

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The leaves are turning and it's time for fall: red, yellow, orange and . . . Blue? Come along with Little Blue Truck and all his friends as they pick apples, decorate pumpkins, make costumes, and celebrate all the magic of autumn. This jam-packed book includes two pages of stickers and fun activities that reinforce simple concepts. From coloring to counting, seeking, searching, mazes, and more . . . get ready for a fun-filled fall with Little Blue Truck! 

About the Author

ALICE SCHERTLE is an award-winning poet whose much-loved books for children include All You Need for a Beach and All You Need for a Snowman. She lives in Plainfield, Massachusetts.

JILL MCELMURRYand#160;is the celebratedand#160;illustrator of Our Nestand#160;by Reeve Lindbergh as well as her ownand#160;Mad About Plaid andand#160;I'm NOT a Baby!and#160;She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Angela Stewart, January 2, 2013 (view all comments by Angela Stewart)
Cute book! I love reading this to my three year old! Great rhymes and fun to read!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780152056612
Author:
Schertle, Alice
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Illustrator:
McElmurry, Jill
Author:
McElmurry, Jill
Subject:
Transportation
Subject:
Transportation - General
Subject:
Animals - Farm Animals
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Trucks
Subject:
Social Issues - Values
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Concepts - Sounds
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Stories in rhyme
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Values and Virtues
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
Spanish
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Board Books
Series:
Little Blue Truck
Publication Date:
20150303
Binding:
Board book Child's book with all pages printed on board
Grade Level:
up to P
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
30
Dimensions:
8 x 8 in 1 lb
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
03-07

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Product details 30 pages Harcourt Children's Books - English 9780152056612 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "All the animals happily greet Little Blue Truck as it amiably trundles over hill and dale: 'Toad said, 'Croak!'/ and winked an eye/ when Little Blue Truck/ went rolling by.' No wonder, then, that the obnoxious Dump Truck gets a cold shoulder when it goes too fast ('I haven't got time to pass the day/ with every duck along the way!') and gets stuck in the rural muck. But when the selfless Little Blue Truck gets mired while trying to help, all the animals rally 'round and teach Dump Truck about neighborliness (the particularly buff Toad implicitly offers a subsidiary lesson on the value of working out). Schertle's (All You Need for a Beach) rhyming stanzas are succinct, and she gives readers plenty of opportunities to chime in with animal and vehicle noises; colored, standout fonts highlight these sounds for extra effect. McElmurry's (Mad About Plaid) gouaches recall the heyday of Golden Books in their combination of vividness, navet and sweetness, and her rich palette achieves verisimilitude that is no less satisfying for being nostalgic. Ages 3 — 7." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by ,
A little blue truck finds his way out of a jam, with a bit of help from his friends.
"Synopsis" by ,
Theand#160;delightful story of a friendly little blue truck with big-rig pluck--now available in a Spanish board book version that keeps the rhyme and the charm of the original.
"Synopsis" by ,
Little Blue Truck is getting ready for fall on the farm in this festive sticker activity book!
"Synopsis" by ,
Theand#160;bestselling Little Blue Truck is now available as an oversized board book!and#160;Get ready for an even bigger dose of fun and friendship and cooperation.
"Synopsis" by ,
The bestselling children's book is now available in a lap-sized board book edition!and#160;Little Blue Truck is aand#160;joyful cacophony of animal and truck sounds in verse that will have youngsters beeping and quackingand#8212;and begging for one more go-round!and#160;Mud and muck are no match for this little truck in thisand#160;rollicking homage to the power of friendship and the rewards of helping others. Jill McElmurryand#8217;s gouache illustrations of wild-eyed farm animals and country roads are warm and wonderful, suiting the cheerfully rhyming text of Alice Schertle to a T.and#160;The oversized,and#160;sturdy board book pages are sure to withstand many riotous read-aloud sessions. Beep beep beep!
and#160;
and#160;
"Synopsis" by ,
The leaves are turning and it's time for fall: red, yellow, orange and . . . Blue? Come along with Little Blue Truck and all his friends as they pick apples, decorate pumpkins, make costumes, and celebrate all the magic of autumn. This jam-packed book includes two pages of stickers and fun activities that reinforce simple concepts. From coloring to counting, seeking, searching, mazes, and more . . . get ready for a fun-filled fall with Little Blue Truck! 
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