Little Blue Truck Leads the Way by Alice Schertle & Jill McElmurry

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Zooom! Wooeeee . . . ! "Make way!" The big city sure is a speedy, noisy place for a country truck like Blue. Everywhere Blue looks, he sees buses, police cars, taxis, vans, a street sweeper, and even the mayor’s limousine. With everyone pushing to be first, soon there’s a giant traffic jam! But even a wrangle-tangle is no match for Little Blue Truck, who comes to the rescue in true Blue style.  Brimming with bright colors, sounds, and city energy, this new adventure makes working together and taking turns more fun than ever.
 

About Alice Schertle & Jill McElmurry

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ALICE SCHERTLE has written many well-loved books for children, including Little Blue Truck and Little Blue Truck Leads the Way. She lives in Plainfield, Massachusetts. Jill McElmurry is the illustrator of many popular picture books, some of which she also wrote. She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. www.jillmcelmurry.com
 
Published September 13, 2011 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The third to befriend Little Frog is a boy, who may not speak the frog's language but understands his needs enough to take him back to his home.

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While Little Blue is in awe over the size and speed of the city, the sight of such a country bumpkin is too much to bear for many of the self-absorbed city vehicles, who angrily tell Little Blue to “Shove on, Shorty.” But in their rush to get somewhere, they forget an important detail that the li...

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This sequel to Little Blue Truck brings the rustic pickup truck to a busy cityscape where Little Blue is dwarfed by towering yet cozy buildings and jostled by th

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All the animals happily greet Little Blue Truck as it amiably trundles over hill and dale: “Toad said, 'Croak!'/ and winked an eye/ when Little Blue Truck/ went rolling by.” No wonder, then, that the obnoxious Dump Truck gets a cold shoulder when it goes too fast (“I haven't got time to pass the ...

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This sequel to Little Blue Truck brings the rustic pickup truck to a busy cityscape where Little Blue is dwarfed by towering yet cozy buildings and jostled by the frantic pace of traffic (“Swish!

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