Truck Stop

By Anne Rockwell; Melissa Iwai (Illustrator)
(Viking Juvenile, Hardcover, 9780670062614, 40pp.)

Publication Date: May 16, 2013

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Description

Early each morning,
before the sun is even up,
the Truck Stop opens for breakfast,
and the trucks start pulling in.
Eighteen wheeler,
milk tank,
moving van,
and flatbed!
Their drivers order eggs and bacon,
pancakes with syrup,
and a blueberry muffin.
For the boy who helps his parents at the counter, there is nothing better than seeing all the trucks roll in; he knows every single one . . . and can tell when one is missing!

Here is a story for very young truck lovers, worth stopping for again and again.




About the Author

Anne Rockwell (www.annerockwell.com) began writing and illustrating children's books in the 1950s and is well known and loved by generations of children. Her work has won many awards and accolades. She lives in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.

Melissa Iwai (www.melissaiwai.com) has illustrated over twenty picture books, and has recently written her first book, Soup Day. A California native, Melissa now lives in Brooklyn, not far from the Brooklyn Bridge, with her husband and son.




Praise For Truck Stop

Praise for TRUCK STOP by Anne Rockwell:

"For truck lovers everywhere."  —Kirkus

"Iwai’s painted and cut-paper collage has the toylike charm of a Fisher-Price playworld"  —BCCB

"This book will be a hit with youngsters who love trucks."  —School Library Journal

"Rockwell’s straightforward, high-energy text keeps this tribute to trucks and truck stops appealing for even the youngest truck fans." —Horn Book

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