Tons of Trucks

Tons of Trucks


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Big trucks, small trucks, dump trucks, tow trucks, and all kinds of other trucks can
be found in this playful touch-and-move book. A backhoe scoops and digs, a cement
truck spins, a tar truck oozes sticky tar, and tabs pull up and out to reveal surprises.
The trucks eventually slow down for a rest, where little hands can lift the flaps to see
animals snuggling up for sleepy-time—under a rising moon. Filled with vibrant art
and adorable characters, this book gives a child everything he’s looking for when he
presses his face against the fence at a construction site!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547449272
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 07/03/2012
Pages: 18
Sales rank: 275,704
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 3 Years

About the Author

Sue Fliess is the author of Shoes for Me!, illustrated by Mike Laughead. She lives with her family in Northern California. Visit her website at

Betsy Snyder illustrated Haiku Baby, among other books, and she has many years' experience working in the juvenile gift market. Betsy lives near Cleveland, Ohio. Visit her website at

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Tons of Trucks 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
AmiSegna More than 1 year ago
Every once in a while, a patron will ask me, "where are your pop-up books"? My general answer is, "in the trash." Library usage is not kind to pop-up books, and we usually don't even bother adding them to the system. That doesn't mean we don't LIKE pop-up books, though! One of our favorites at home is a pop-up, interactive version of Going on a Bear Hunt that Great-Grandma sent. That one is kept out of reach of my 1yo, for very obvious reasons. This one is a bit sturdier, though, and since we won't be adding it at the library, I think I will keep it and let him enjoy it. (Hear that, IRS? I am keeping a $13.99 review copy. Knock yourself out taxing me on that.) I reviewed Shoes for Me, an earlier Sue Fliess book, a year ago, and have since purchased "A Dress for Me" for the library. This has the same fun, simple spirit and easy rhyme that make it a read-over-and-over choice. The pages, as I mentioned, are nice and sturdy, and offer a variety of motions for little fingers to practice (pull the tab out, spin the wheel, etc.) There's even a 'sticky' page where the tar truck has dumped its load (it's sticky right now, at any rate - I make no promises after it is introduced to my cat-and-dog-hair household). If you have a boy...or a girl...of any age below 40...this one is well worth the purchase! It would make a great birthday gift, especially paired up with any type of toy cars and trucks. 'Scuse me, now, while I go spin the cement mixer some more.