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Welcome to Trucktown! (Jon Scieszka's Trucktown 8x8)by Jon Scieszka
Synopses & Reviews
Jack Truck and his best friend Dump Truck Dan are spending the day doing their favorite thing...smashing and crashing throughout the whole town, meeting up with friends along the way But when a mysterious shadow falls and a strange voice calls, is the duo in trouble? Find out in this favorite that launched the Trucktown series as a New York Times bestseller
Melvin the worrying Cement Mixer worries about EVERYTHING...and doesn't think he can do ANYTHING He watches nervously as Jack, Pete, and Rita roar, soar, and splash their way to cross a ravine. But when Rita cries out for help, Melvin knows he must do something. Can he stop worrying enough to save her?
Best friends Jack Truck and Dump Truck Dan love to smash things but sometimes their antics get them into trouble until they meet Wrecking Crane Rosie.
Jack Truck and his best friend Dump Truck Dan are spending the day doing their favorite thing... Smashing and Crashing throughout the whole town! Along the way the meet up with their friends and give us a rollicking tour! But when a mysterious shadow falls and a strange voice calls, is the duo in trouble? Or has a new friend come to town to join in all the smashing fun.
About the Author
David Shannon has written and illustrated numerous award winning picture books including Duck on a Bike, the Caldecott Honor Book No David!, How I Learned to be a Pirate, and Good Boy Fergus. He is also one of the collaborative illustrators in Jon Scieszka's Trucktown series. David lives with his wife and his daughter in Los Angeles. #1 New York Times Best Seller LOREN LONG’s illustrations have received two gold medals from the Society of Illustrators and his first picture book, Angela Johnson’s I Dream of Trains, won the Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators Golden Kite Award for Illustrations and his inspired interpretation of Walt Whitman’s When I Heard Learn’d Astronomer was a Golden Kite Honor. A much sought after editorial artist whose work has appeared in Times, Sports Illustrated, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal and Atlantic Monthly, Loren is widely known for the illustrations in Madonna’s #1 New York Times Best Seller Mr. Peabody’s Apples. And Watty Piper’s The Little Engine That Could. He lives in West Chester, Ohio, with his wife, Tracy, and two young sons, Griffith and Graham.
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