Book Review: Truckery Rhymes

I have three reasons for my book selection this month.  One, April is National Poetry Month.  Two, Jon Scieszka is awesome.  And three, Truckery Rhymes is one of my 2-year-old son’s favorites books.

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We are big fans of Jon Scieszka’s other Trucktown picture books — Smash! Crash! and Melvin Might? — so when we found Truckery Rhymes in the library it was a MUST borrow.  And we borrowed it and borrowed it and borrowed it.  Thank goodness we finally have a brand-new copy to call our own.

Truckery Rhymes is a compilation of all your favorite nursery rhymes … with a truck-themed twist. The book jacket calls them “rowdy rhymes” and “honk-along songs” in “one big, noisy, high-octane collection.”  Each rhyme features a Trucktown friend and is more clever than the last.

Take this Trucktown rendition of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” out for a spin and see what you think.

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