Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? (Hardcover)

By Brianna Caplan Sayres, Christian Slade (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780375868481, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 22, 2012

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Description

The bedtime rituals of little diggers and dump trucks at a construction site should be quite familar to kids saying goodnight. Young readers will identify with fire engines, tractors and monster trucks as the vehicles ask for one more story while their mommy trucks tuck them in, and their daddy trucks sing a goodnight song. Children who can't get enough of trucks will love Brianna Caplan Sayres things-that-go bedtime story.


About the Author

BRIANNA CAPLAN SAYRES didn't know anything about trucks--until her two-year-old son started to teach her everything about them. Now she and her husband put two boys to bed each night in a Seattle home filled with diggers, dump trucks, and fire engines. Brianna has followed the success of Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? with Where Do Steam Trains Sleep at Night? and the forthcoming Where Do Jet Planes Sleep at Night? You can visit Brianna on the Web at briannacaplansayres.com and facebook.com/authorbrianna. CHRISTIAN SLADE's classic, distinctive art style can be found in picture books, novels, and magazines and graphic novels for children. He holds an MA in Illustration from Syracuse University, as well as a BFA in Drawing and Animation from the University of Central Florida. He lives with his wife and two children in Florida. Visit him on the Web at ChristianSlade.com.


Praise For Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night?

"Sure to find an audience among small fans of big trucks."  -Booklist

"...Trucks can be big and noisy and moderately terrifying. Caught right, as here-- what's not to love?"   -Kirkus Reviews

"...a solid choice for any truck-obsessed preschooler... Fun, imaginative verse appears on every page."   -School Library Journal

"Taking you from the construction site to the farm to the monster truck arena and more, little ones will be ready to close their eyes by the time they've visited each truck."  --Random Acts of Reading

"This book is just plain adorable! ...The rhyming text compliments with words that are perfectly matched to the individual machine."  -- Youth Services Book Review

"...a must have for every little one who is a big truck/construction truck lover!" --CMLD Kids/Teens Book Reviews

"The pictures in this book are amazing and the rhyming phrases that accompany them make this a super cute story." --Kiss the Book (a book review site for school librarians)

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