Story Time

TRUCKS
Submitted by: Susan Zykorie, Aldine
Audience
• Toddler • Pre-school
Books
Little Blue Truck by:Alice Schertle
A small blue truck finds his way out of a jam, with a little help from his friends.
Little Blue Truck Leads the Way by:Alice Schertle
A country truck feels out of place in the speedy, noisy city until he comes to the rescue during a giant traffic jam.
Duck in the Truck by:Jez Alborough
A feathered truck driver who becomes mired in muck and the three animal Good Samaritans (a frog, a sheep and a goat) who try to help him.
Drive by:Nathan Clement
In brief text with illustrations, a boy describes his father's work as a truck driver.
Monster Trucks! by:Mark Todd
Illustrations and easy-to-read text depict a wide variety of trucks, including bulldozers, eighteen-wheelers, garbage trucks, and fire trucks.
Farmer Dale's Red Pickup Truck by:Lisa Wheeler
One by one, Farmer Dale picks up animals who want a ride to town in his rickety old pickup truck.
Get to Work Trucks! by:Don Carter
Shows a typical day for a group of working trucks: a loader, a dump truck, a digger, a bulldozer, a cement mixer, a tow truck, a crane, and a roller.
I Love Trucks! by:Philemon Sturges
A child names many of his favorite trucks and each one's most notable characteristic.
My Truck is Stuck! by:Kevin Lewis
When a dump truck "haulin' a great big load" gets stuck in the mud, progressively larger vehicles try to pull it out.
Songs
The Wheels on the Bus
Craft
Using die-cuts, I let the children color, glue, and decorate paper with different color and shaped trucks/automobiles.