Farmer Dale's Red Pickup Truck Board Book (Board book)

Farmer Dale's Red Pickup Truck Board Book By Lisa Wheeler, Ivan Bates (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lisa Wheeler, Ivan Bates (Illustrator)
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Farmer Dale is hauling a load of hay into town when, one by one, he meets some bossy barnyard animals looking for a lift. The kindly farmer lets them all squeeze in, but then his trusty truck breaks down and everyone is stranded. That is, until they get over their differences and pull together to get that old red rig moooooving again.

Full of raucous, rhythmic language and humor-filled illustrations, this exuberant story—now in a sturdy board book format—is certain to become a read-aloud favorite that you'll return to again and again.

About the Author

LISA WHEELER is the author of several award-winning picture books, including Sixteen Cows, One Dark Night, and Mammoths On the Move, which received a Parent's Choice Recommended Award. She lives near Detroit, Michigan.

IVAN BATES is the well-known illustrator of Just You and Me and The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, both by Sam McBratney. He lives with his family in England.

Praise For…

"Cozy . . . [A] cheerful ride."--Booklist
"A practically perfect read-aloud . . . This is one ride readers will look forward to taking over and over."--Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9780544247659
ISBN-10: 0544247655
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: May 6th, 2014
Pages: 32
Language: English