The Mixed-Up Truck by Stephen Savage
  

Synopsis

The Mixed-Up Truck by Stephen Savage

lt's Cement Mixer's first day on the job and he doesn't want to make any mistakes. How can he help the other trucks on the construction site? By mixing some powdery white cement, of course! He mixes it up, adds a little water, and presto ...a cake?! He must have mixed flour instead of cement. Not to worry, he'll try again ...and presto! Frosting?! He'll keep trying until he gets it just right and it's time for one more mixing: a bubble bath.

Reviews

Savage ( Supertruck ) creates a sunny cast of vehicular characters, and his brief text is equally upbeat, punctuated by fun repetition ( presto! is also used ironically to herald the cement mixer s mishaps), and a play on words involving mix-up and mixed up. Publishers Weekly, starred The book's thematic elements trucks and food and mastery of a skill are well-pitched to a very young audience. Kirkus Reviews This tale s tight plot and winsome characters serve the dual purpose of exploring the world of vehicles and emphasizing the rewards of perseverance. A surefire storytime selection. School Library Journal An imaginative picture book for young truck fans to enjoy. Booklist

About the Author

Stephen Savage is the illustrator of the New York Times- bestselling picture book Polar Bear Night, also named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book. He is also the creator of Little Tug, which School Library Journal called petite but powerful, and Supertruck, which received six starred reviews. He lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife and daughter.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Stephen Savage
More books by Stephen Savage

Publisher

Roaring Brook Press

Publication date

18th July 2016

ISBN

9781626721531


It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools