Big Truck Little Island

Chris Van Dusen

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Big Truck Little Island by Van Dusen, Chris
Regular price $17.99
Regular price Sale price $17.99
That big truck is stuck! How will the island residents get where they're going? A tale of community and ingenuity from the celebrated Chris Van Dusen, inspired by a true story.

When a big truck and its big load get stuck on a narrow road, traffic on the little island comes to a halt. Some cars need to go south and some have to travel north. How will Meg get to her swim meet? What about Barry's ballet class? Luckily, the kids come up with an ingenious solution: why not just swap cars? Inspired by an incident that happened on Vinalhaven, Maine, Chris Van Dusen tells a fun tale of resourcefulness and community through clever, rhyming wordplay and whimsical illustrations, sprinkled with plenty of cars and trucks for transportation-loving readers.

Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Published: 05/03/2022
Pages: 32
Weight: 1.25lbs
Size: 11.50h x 10.00w x 0.30d
ISBN: 9781536203936
Age: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 3.6
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 515414 / Big Truck Little Island


Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 02/21/2022
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 04/01/2022
Booklist 04/15/2022 pg. 56
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2022 pg. 133
Shelf Awareness 05/20/2022
Kirkus Reviews 05/15/2022

About the Author
Chris Van Dusen is the author-illustrator of Hattie & Hudson, Randy Riley's Really Big Hit, King Hugo's Huge Ego, The Circus Ship. He is also the illustrator of the the Mercy Watson books, and many other titles. He lives in Maine.