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Publisher Comments:

Zoom While playing with his toy truck, a little boy imagines himself driving an eighteen-wheeler through a city, across a bridge, and into the countryside. Along the way, he uses his two-way radio and parks at a truck stop. Finally, he reaches the coast, where he unloads his cargo. His imagination would keep growing . . . but it's time for dinner

Review:

"Wouldn't it be fun to drive a truck across the country?' a boy wonders while playing with a toy semi in his bedroom. London's (the Froggy series) text remains simple and direct throughout ('It's time to roll. I climb into my eighteen-wheeler and hit the road'), as Garofoli (Baby Can't Sleep) brings the scenes to life with sunny, digitized pictures that put the hero behind the imaginary wheel. Playful landscapes (the truck zooms down a switchback mountain road as a deer looks on approvingly) alternate with nose-to-nose close-ups (the young trucker dunks a chocolate-covered doughnut in his coffee at a 24-hour truck stop) to cover all the bases of the trucker experience and to give readers plenty of vicarious thrills. The fantasy ends with a call to dinner, but resumes when the boy is tucked into bed (where 'my big rig rolls... in my dreams'). A good choice for readers who have graduated from Byron Barton's classic Trucks. Ages 3-8." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

A small boy imagines himself driving an eighteen-wheeler

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761453468
Publisher:
Marshall Cavendish Children's Books
Subject:
General
Illustrator:
Garofoli, Viviana
Author:
London, Jonathan
Subject:
Imagination
Subject:
Truck drivers
Subject:
Children s-Imagination and Play
Publication Date:
20070331
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Dimensions:
9.05x8.36x.41 in. .80 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

Related Subjects

Children's » Imagination and Play
Children's » Transportation » Cars and Trucks

My Big Rig
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Product details pages Marshall Cavendish Children's Books - English 9780761453468 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Wouldn't it be fun to drive a truck across the country?' a boy wonders while playing with a toy semi in his bedroom. London's (the Froggy series) text remains simple and direct throughout ('It's time to roll. I climb into my eighteen-wheeler and hit the road'), as Garofoli (Baby Can't Sleep) brings the scenes to life with sunny, digitized pictures that put the hero behind the imaginary wheel. Playful landscapes (the truck zooms down a switchback mountain road as a deer looks on approvingly) alternate with nose-to-nose close-ups (the young trucker dunks a chocolate-covered doughnut in his coffee at a 24-hour truck stop) to cover all the bases of the trucker experience and to give readers plenty of vicarious thrills. The fantasy ends with a call to dinner, but resumes when the boy is tucked into bed (where 'my big rig rolls... in my dreams'). A good choice for readers who have graduated from Byron Barton's classic Trucks. Ages 3-8." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , A small boy imagines himself driving an eighteen-wheeler
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