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Little Blue Truck Board book

by Alice Schertle (Author), Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)

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Meet Blue. He’s a little truck with big-rig pluck. And lucky for everyone else on the road, a bit of mud is no match for him!

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Beep! Beep! Beep! Meet Blue. A muddy country road is no match for this little pick up–that is, until he gets stuck while pushing a dump truck out of the muck. Luckily, Blue has made a pack of farm animal friends along his route. And they’re willing to do whatever it takes to get their pal back on the road.

Filled with truck sounds and animals noises, here is a rollicking homage to the power of friendship and the rewards of helping others.

Alice Schertle has written more than 40 books, mostly for children. A mother and former elementary school teacher, Ms. Schertle is a graduate of the University of Southern California. Many of her most famous works are poetic in nature, though she writes about a wide variety of topics. She is an award-winning poet whose much-loved books for children include All You Need for a Beach and All You Need for a Snowman. She lives in Plainfield, Massachusetts.

Jill McElmurry was born in Los Angeles, CA into a family of artists and musicians. She studied art at SUNY Purchase and School of Visual Arts in New York. Before fulfilling her lifelong dream of creating picture books, Jill illustrated magazines, book covers, posters and design projects in the United States and Germany. She’s had several pieces shown at the NY Society of Illustrators. When she wasn’t working on books, she was painting the New Mexico landscape or enjoying herself with her partner Eric and their dog Harry in Taos, New Mexico. He is the celebrated illustrator of Our Nest by Reeve Lindbergh as well as her ownMad About Plaid and I’m NOT a Baby! She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Visit Jill at http://jillmcelmurry.com