The Mixed-Up Truck by Stephen Savage
  

The Mixed-Up Truck

Written by Stephen Savage
Illustrated by

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

The book's thematic elements trucks and food and mastery of a skill are well-pitched to a very young audience. Kirkus Reviews

The book's thematic elements--trucks and food and mastery of a skill--are well-pitched to a very young audience. --Kirkus Reviews

An imaginative picture book for young truck fans to enjoy. --Booklist 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

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

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.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Stephen Savage
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Publisher

Roaring Brook Press

Publication date

18th July 2016

ISBN

9781626721531


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