Mini Mighty Sweeps
Don’t miss this charming picture book about a tiny cleaning machine with a mighty heart. Perfect for fans of Sherri Duskey Rinker’s Mighty, Mighty Construction Site, and Three Cheers for Kid McGear.
Sweeps is a mini and mighty cleaning machine! She’s eager to get to work, but the other trucks don’t leave any jobs for her. Big jobs are only for the big trucks, they say.
But when a storm strikes, can Sweeps flex her brushes and step up to save the day?
This heartwarming story from Lori Alexander, with inviting illustrations by Jeff Harter, reminds us that heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Sweeps will win the heart of all young fans of construction vehicles.
HarperCollins, 9780062250162, 40pp.
Publication Date: August 2, 2022
About the Author
Lori Alexander is mini in size but still tries to do mighty things! She loves her big job as author of picture books, like Backhoe Joe. She also writes chapter book biographies about scientists, doctors, and other fascinating figures. Her book All in a Drop: How Antony van Leeuwenhoek Discovered an Invisible World, illustrated by Vivien Mildenberger, was a Sibert Honor winner for distinguished nonfiction. Lori lives in Tucson, Arizona, with her husband, two book-loving kids, and two book-eating dogs. You can visit her at lorialexanderbooks.com.
Jeff Harter is an illustrator, character designer, animated TV show creator and professor of illustration. He has illustrated greeting cards, magazines, and children’s books, including The Lion on the Bus. Jeff lives with his family in New York, where he enjoys exploring the scenic countryside in his mini mighty SUV. You can see more of Jeff’s work at www.jeffharter.com.