I'm a Truck

I'm a Truck

By Dennis R. Shealy; Bob Staake (Illustrator)

Golden Books, Hardcover, 9780375832635, 24pp.

Publication Date: January 10, 2006

How-dee My name's Big Blue Bill, and I m a truck. I ve got 18 big wheels turning, 600 horses under the hood, and 53 feet o trailer hangin on behind . . . So begins a book that introduces all types of trucks (with names such as Bony Tony and Leif the Logging Truck), narrated by a good ol boy semi-truck Lively text and bold, colorful artwork of hip, anthropomorphic trucks will transport young readers down highways, into a truck stop, and onto a construction site.

About the Author

Bob Staake has written and/or illustrated more than sixty books, including The Red Lemon, a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year. He has been a cover artist for The New Yorker since 2006, and his November 17, 2008, Barack Obama victory cover was named the Best Magazine Cover of the Year by Time magazine. He lives on Cape Cod, in Massachusetts