Synopses & Reviews
Toddlers are totally entranced by trucks, it's true! Tough Trucks delivers lumbering tractor-trailers, dump trucks, tankers, and monster trucks galore--the way kids love them. Rumble down the road with a team of wacky animal truckers in this truck-tastic picture book.
Take to the road with a trio of animal truckers. From dump trucks to garbage trucks, there are lots of hard-working vehicles to learn about.
About the Author
Tony Mitton is a widely anthologized children's poet, as well as a teacher and performing poet. His Royal Raps won the 1997 Nottinghamshire Libraries/Dillons Children's Book Award. His recent collection of poetry, Plum, won the Publishers Weekly 2003 Cuffies Award for Best Book of Poetry. Tony teamed with illustrator Ant Parker on several books, including Dazzling Diggers, Roaring Rockets, and Terrific Trains. Ant Parker studied drawing and printing at the Bath Academy of Art in England and has taught papermaking, printing and bookbinding workshops for children. Toddlers and parents around the globe have discovered the irresistible appeal of his wacky cartoon characters in Flashing Fire Engines, Terrific Trains, Dazzling Diggers, and Roaring Rockets.