by Anika Denise; Nate WraggReaders will delight in this lively read-aloud story with a clever and surprising twist at the end perfect for Halloween and year roundReady, set, go The monster truck race is on in this frightfully delightful picture book. On a spooky speedway, Monster Trucks moan Monster Trucks grumble Monster Trucks groanJoin Frankentruck, Zombie Truck, Ghost Truck, and more as they race to the finish line. But one of these trucks isn t quite who you think."
Anika Denise is a children’s book author and poet. When not writing tales of vroom and doom, she can found zipping around her hometown of Barrington, Rhode Island in her Monster Minivan or reading not-so-scary stories to her kids. Her most recent picture books include Monster Trucks (Harper 2016), illustrated by Nate Wragg; and Baking Day at Grandma’s (Philomel 2014), illustrated by her husband Christopher Denise. She has several more coming soon, including Starring Carmen (Abrams 2017), the first in a new picture book series illustrated by Lorena Alvarez; and The Best Part of Middle (Christy Ottaviano Books 2018), illustrated by Chris. Anika and Chris live in a little house near the sea, with their three daughters, overgrown vegetable gardens, pesky squirrels and a slew of imaginary friends.
Publish Date: July 2016
Page Count: 32
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
- Juvenile Fiction > Transportation - Cars & Trucks - Monsters
- Holidays & Celebrations - Halloween