The Road That Trucks Built
The Road That Trucks Built

The Road That Trucks Built

Written by Susanna Leonard Hill & illustrated by Erica Sirotich
4 - 7
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Jul 25, 2017
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Join the ride as a team of adorable vehicles work together to build a new road in this fresh, cement-mixing spin on the classic nursery rhyme, “The House That Jack Built.” This is the traffic that’s moving too slow. Cars and buses have nowhere to go. What is the answer? I’m guessing you know. The trucks need to build a new road! Bulldozers, scrapers, graders, and more are hard at work making sure that every car, truck, and motorcycle can get where they’re going fast! With smooth writing by Susanna Leonard Hill and heavy-duty illustrations by Erica Sirotich, The Road That Trucks Built shows the importance and effectiveness of teamwork in a picture book that’s perfect for on the road readers.

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trucksbuilding thingscars and truckstransportationconstructiontravelroads

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Book Details

Publication Date
July 25, 2017
Little Simon
Page Count
Reading Age
4 - 7 years

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