Synopses & Reviews
Trucktown gets andlt;Iandgt;spooky andlt;/Iandgt;just in time for Halloween.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Rev your engines for another Ready-to-Roll in the andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestselling program!andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Melvin has a flat tire. When he rolls into a spooky graveyard, he finds just what he needs: a new golden one. But as soon as he puts it on, he hears a spooky voice calling after him, and#8220;Who took my golden tire?and#8221; Melvin speeds home and hides under his tarp. The ghost follows him. The spooky voice gets closer and closer...Who could it be?
Melvin has a flat tire and needs a new one. He rolls into a spooky junkyard and finds just what he needs: a golden! But what happens when a junkyard ghost wants it back?
About the Author
Jon Scieszkaandlt;bandgt; andlt;/bandgt;is the creator of Trucktown, including the andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestselling andlt;iandgt;Smash, Crash!andlt;/iandgt;, and the author of andlt;iandgt;The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!andlt;/iandgt;, the Time Warp Trio series, Caldecott Honor Book andlt;iandgt;The Stinky Cheese Manandlt;/iandgt;, and many other books that inspire kids to want to read. He has worked as an elementary school teacher and is the founder of GuysRead.com,andnbsp;a literacy initiative for boys.David Shannon has written and illustrated numerous award winning picture books including andlt;iandgt;Duck on a Bikeandlt;/iandgt;, the Caldecott Honor Book andlt;iandgt;No David!, How I Learned to be a Pirateandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Good Boy Fergusandlt;/iandgt;. He is also one of the collaborative illustrators in Jon Scieszkaand#8217;s Trucktown series.andnbsp; David lives with his wife and his daughter in Los Angeles.Loren Long illustrated President Barack Obamaand#8217;s andlt;iandgt;Of Thee I Singandlt;/iandgt;; the newest version of andlt;iandgt;The Little Engine that Couldandlt;/iandgt;; Madonnaand#8217;s second picture book, andlt;iandgt;Mr. Peabodyand#8217;s Applesandlt;/iandgt;; andlt;Iandgt;Nightsongandlt;/Iandgt; by Ari Berk; andandlt;iandgt; andlt;/iandgt;the Barnstormers series. He also illustrated Frank McCourtand#8217;s andlt;iandgt;Angela and the Baby Jesusandlt;/iandgt; and is part of the Design Garage for Jon Scieszkaand#8217;s Trucktown series. Lorenand#8217;s work has appeared in andlt;iandgt;Timeandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Sports Illustratedandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Forbesandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;The Wall Street Journal,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;The Atlanticandlt;/iandgt;. He lives with his wife and two sons in Westchester, Ohio. Visit him at LorenLong.com.David Gordon is the author and illustrator of the critically acclaimed andlt;iandgt;The Ugly Trucklingandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;The Three Little Riggsandlt;/iandgt;. His first book for Simon andamp; Schuster was the adorable andlt;iandgt;Smittenandlt;/iandgt;. He has done concept work for Pixarand#8217;s andlt;iandgt;Toy Storyandlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;Toy Story 2andlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;A Bugand#8217;s Lifeandlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;Monsters, Inc.andlt;/iandgt;; and andlt;iandgt;Carsandlt;/iandgt;; as well as Nickelodeonand#8217;s andlt;iandgt;SpongeBob SquarePantsandlt;/iandgt;. He also did character design work on Blue Skyand#8217;s andlt;iandgt;Robotsandlt;/iandgt;. He lives in New York City. Visit him at IllustratorRanch.com.