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Little Blue Truck Leads the Way Big Book (Paperback)
The #1 New York Times bestselling Little Blue Truck finds his way out of a jam on a trip to the city. This oversize edition is 18 x 14 3/8 inches—great for sharing in a classroom or library.
The big city sure is a speedy, noisy place for a country truck like Blue. Everywhere Blue looks, he sees buses, police cars, taxis, vans, a street sweeper, and even the mayor’s limousine. Zooom! Wooeeee . . . ! "Make Way!"
With everyone pushing to be first, soon there’s a giant traffic jam! But even a wrangle-tangle is no match for Little Blue Truck, who comes to the rescue in true Blue style.
Brimming with bright colors, sounds, and city energy, this Little Blue Truck adventure makes working together and taking turns more fun than ever.
About the Author
Alice Schertle is a poet and author of many well-loved books for children, including the beloved, #1 New York Times best-selling Little Blue Truck series,Very Hairy Bear, Button Up!, and All You Need for a Snowman. She lives in Plainfield, Massachusetts.
Jill McElmurry was the illustrator of many picture books, including her own Mad About Plaid, When Otis Courted Mama by Kathi Appelt and the best-selling Little Blue Truck series, written by Alice Schertle. She happily divided her time between the wide landscape of New Mexico and a green island in Minnesota. Jill passed away in August 2017.
". . . big, swooshing street sweeper; the taxi with screeching brakes; the busy police car; the frowning bus. The angry traffic standoffs and the small truck’s triumph will be welcome fuel for many preschoolers’ imaginative play."--Booklist "It's in the fusion of the old-fashioned with the modern-eclectic--one man in the crowd listens to an iPod--that the book's artistry shines."--Publisher's Weekly —