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Lios en el Lodo/Mud Mess
     

Lios en el Lodo/Mud Mess

by Melinda Melton Crow, Ronnie Rooney (Illustrator)
 

Lots of rain brings bad luck. See which truck ends up stuck!

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Lots of rain brings bad luck. See which truck ends up stuck!

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Ramirose I. Attebury
This is a very simple tale of three trucks: Blue Truck, Dump Truck, and Green Truck. Why two of the trucks are named for their colors and one for its function is unclear. When Dump Truck goes up a muddy hill and becomes stuck; the other two pull him out, and they all become friends. Where Dump Truck was trying to go remains to be seen. After the other two pull him out, an illustration shows them all coming down the hill and proclaims them pals, yet the very next page shows the three truck pals perched happily at the top of the hill. While the bilingual book may benefit emerging readers due to its simple text, the “story” leaves something to be desired. The minimalist illustrations do little to enhance the appeal of the book. Although the library binding ensures that this is a sturdy book, for the price requested, librarians and teachers would do well to seek other options. Reviewer: Ramirose I. Attebury; Ages 4 to 7.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781434239167
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Series:
Camiones Amigos/Truck Buddies Series
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
31
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
4 - 6 Years

Meet the Author

Melinda Melton Crow has been a first grade teacher for 15 years and a Reading Recovery teacher for nine years. She enjoys teaching children to read and getting to know each student and his or her family. When she's not teaching or writing, Melinda enjoys traveling, gardening, and nice summer weather. Melinda has two wonderful boys with her husband, John. They also have two dogs, Buddy and Lucky. She currently lives with in Plymouth, Minnesota.

Ronnie Rooney is a native of Massachusetts and has a great affinity for the sight, sound, and smell of the Atlantic Ocean. Though she currently resides in sunny Georgia, she hopes to settler in her beloved New England after traveling overseas. Ronnie was recently married and quickly added Roxie, a pound-puppy, to her new family. Ronnie has dedicated herself to creating art since she was a very young girl and she has no plans to slow down.

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