by Alice Schertle (Author) Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
Beep! Beep! It's Halloween! Little Blue Truck is picking up his animal friends for a costume party.
Lift the flaps in this large, sturdy board book to find out who's dressed up in each costume! Will Blue wear a costume too?
With the delightful rhymes and signature illustration style that made Little Blue Truck a household name, Blue's new adventure is full of festive costumes, fall colors, and plenty of Halloween fun!
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Lovely curvy shapes and autumn colors fade to dusky blues as night falls, and children are sure to notice the traditional elements of a Halloween party: apple bobbing, lit jack-o’-lanterns, and punch and treats. Beloved Little Blue takes a bit of the mystery—and fear—out of Halloween costumes.
As Little Blue Truck drives to a Halloween party, readers can lift flaps to find out who is hiding beneath the costumed figures he encounters: "Who's this queen/ with a golden crown/ and sparkling jewels/ and a velvet gown?/ Under the mask who do you see? 'Moo!' says the cow./ 'It's me! It's me!' " McElmurry's richly rendered scenes and the animals' elegant costumes conjure up a sense of nostalgia that befits Little Blue Truck's own vintage looks. And after delivering all of the animals to the party, Little Blue Truck gets a chance to dress up himself, using a large white sheet to turn into a ghost. Up to age 3.Copyright 2016 Publishers Weekly, LLC Used with permission.