Author(s): Bob (ILT) Peter; Staake Stein
Strap in for a rousing, rumbling ode to trucks of all stripes, loaded with high-energy verse and whimsical illustrations. Trucks and MORE trucks!Open-door trucks!Heavy-load trucks!Shake-the-road trucks! Whether hauling dirt or carrying treats, hurrying to put out a fire or hailing from outer space, this endless array of big, noisy vehicles is a dream parade for every child who loves trucks. Revved up by Peter Stein's rhythmic verse, combined with Bob Staake's warm and witty illustrations, this is a road trip kids will want to take again and again.
Peter Stein, the author of Cars Galore, Bugs Galore, and Toys Galore, has been a highly successful writer, editor, designer, and art director for more than twenty years. He is the author of seven gift books, including Age Is Nothing: Attitude Is Everything and Fine Friends: A Little Book About You and Me. He lives in Petaluma, California. Bob Staake, the illustrator of Cars Galore and its follow-up titles, has written and/or illustrated more than fifty books, including The Red Lemon, a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year. His work has graced the cover of the New Yorker more than a dozen times, and his November 17, 2008, Barack Obama victory cover was named the Best Magazine Cover of the Year by Time magazine. He lives on Cape Cod, in Massachusetts.