Publication Date: September 28, 2010
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Its tires are over five feet tall. It is as heavy as an elephant. And it can jump, race, and crush like a monster! It’s a monster truck!
Whether racing over ramps, plowing through mud, or crushing cars, monster trucks are the biggest and baddest trucks out there! The bestselling and award-winning team that brought you Choppers! and Motorcycles!, author Susan E. Goodman and photographer Michael J. Doolittle, show readers how these beasts came to be, how they work, how they get ready for a show, and some of the exciting tricks that only monster trucks can do. This action-packed Step 3 Step into Reading beginning reader is filled with you-are-there color photographs!
Informative and fast-paced, this book is perfect for boys and girls who love everything on wheels!
Susan E. Goodman has written numerous works of historical fiction and nonfiction for kids, including the Ultimate Field Trip series and beginning readers such as the Step into Reading titles Motorcycles! and Choppers! A dedicated journalist and adventurer, Susan will stop at nothing for a story, having gone so far as to attend space camp, shoot a blowgun in the Amazon, and fly aboard a cargo plane bound for the Arctic Circle!
Photographer Michael J. Doolittle has collaborated with writer Susan E. Goodman on the Step into Reading books Motorcycles! and Choppers! and the Ultimate Field Trip series, among other nonfiction titles—going so far as to dangle from rain forest trees, helicopters, and rooftops to get the perfect shot.