If you have boys who love trucks more than bedtime, you’re going to love this book. Written by Sherri Duskey Rinker, it’s about a construction site full of vehicles that work hard all day, then curl up to sleep when the sun goes down. See the trailer here, and a few sample pages on my site.
Shark vs. Train has made the short list in the 2011 Buckeye Children’s Book Awards. Like the Monarch Awards in Illinois, the winner is determined by votes from teachers, librarians and (best of all) kids. Voting begins September 1st.
The Children’s Choice Book Awards are sponsored by the Children’s Book Council. If you’re a teacher, librarian or bookseller, vote for the books you think kids love best. Shark vs. Train is a finalist in the K-2 category.
Cloudette is a tiny cloud with lofty dreams. See sample pages, read reviews and watch a video here.