Truck-obsessed toddlers will want to make the diggers, tractors, fire engines, and more featured in this fun-filled construction tale part of their nightly bedtime routines!
Discover what bedtime looks like for the snowplows, dump trucks, giant cranes, and more that dot the pages of this irresistible construction story. Just like you and me, the vehicles in this story get tuckered out after a long day of hard work and need to quiet down and settle in for sweet dreams. Young readers will surely identify as these trucks ask for one more story
while their parents sing them a goodnight song and send them off to bed.
With a sweet rhyme scheme and an illustration style that’s perfect for nighttime rituals, Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night?
and its things-that-go companions—Where Do Steam Trains Sleep At Night?
, Where Do Jet Planes Sleep At Night?
, Where Do Speedboats Sleep at Night?
, and Where Do Diggers Celebrate Christmas?
—will leave vehicle-loving kids snuggled up and satisfied.
May 22, 2012
Up to Kindergarten
Lexile: AD510L | Fountas/Pinnell: K
BRIANNA CAPLAN SAYRES didn't know anything about trucks—until her two-year-old son started to teach her everything about them. Now she and her husband put two boys to bed each night in a Seattle home filled with diggers, dump trucks, and fire engines. Brianna has followed the success of Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night?
with a whole array of Where Do...
books featuring steam trains, jet planes, speedboats, and everyone's favorite diggers celebrating holidays! You can visit Brianna on the Web at briannacaplansayres.com and facebook.com/authorbrianna.
CHRISTIAN SLADE's classic, distinctive art style can be found in picture books, novels, and magazines and graphic novels for children. He holds an MA in Illustration from Syracuse University, as well as a BFA in Drawing and Animation from the University of Central Florida. He lives with his wife and two children in Florida. Visit him on the Web at ChristianSlade.com.
"Sure to find an audience among small fans of big trucks." --Booklist
"Trucks can be big and noisy and moderately terrifying. Caught right, as here--what's not to love?" --Kirkus Reviews
"A solid choice for any truck-obsessed preschooler... Fun, imaginative verse appears on every page." --School Library Journal
"Taking you from the construction site to the farm to the monster truck arena and more, little ones will be ready to close their eyes by the time they've visited each truck." --Random Acts of Reading
"This book is just plain adorable! ...The rhyming text compliments with words that are perfectly matched to the individual machine." --Youth Services Book Review
"A must have for every little one who is a big truck/construction truck lover!" --CMLD Kids/Teens Book Reviews
"The pictures in this book are amazing and the rhyming phrases that accompany them make this a super cute story." --Kiss the Book
(a book review site for school librarians)