Five Trucks

Five Trucks Cover

Five Trucks

By Brian Floca

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9781481405935, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 10, 2014

Trucks of different shapes and sizes share one important purpose in this classic picture book from the bestselling creator of "Moonshot "and "Locomotive."
"You have hurried"
"to be on time."
"You look now"
"through a window"
"and see five trucks."
"They are hurrying, too."
"Where are they going?"
"Five drivers"
"for five trucks "
"each has a job to do."
"They hurry to be on time."
"And then "
"they see you "
Originally published in 1999 by DK, "Five Trucks" features a new cover and plenty of exciting machines

About the Author
Brian Floca is the author and illustrator of "Locomotive", winner of the 2013 Caldecott Medal; "Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11", a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book and a New York Times Best Illustrated Book; "Lightship", also a Sibert Honor Book; and "Racecar Alphabet", an ALA Notable Children s Book. He has illustrated Avi s Poppy Stories, Kate Messner s Marty McGuire novels, and Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan s "Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring", a Sibert Honor Book and winner of the Orbis Pictus Award. You can visit him online at