Clarence was just a muddy pickup. One day there was a big storm, and lightning zapped the car wash. Now Clarence has a secret: Water turns him into MIGHTY TRUCK!Mighty Truck is super strong, super fast . . . and a super fun babysitter!When Hattie's bulldozer cousins Zip and Beep visit Axleburg, Clarence offers to watch them on his day off. Zip and Beep play tag, kick the can, and jump jumper cables--but no matter how fast they zoom, Zip and Beep just don't run out of gas! How can Clarence keep up with these wheely energetic youngsters? Sounds like a job for Mighty Truck!Mighty Truck: Zip and Beep is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
Chris Barton is the author of the New York Times and Publishers Weekly bestseller Shark vs. Train, which was a finalist for the 2011 Children's Choice Book Awards and named one of the best books of 2010 by Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, Parents, The Washington Post, Barnes & Noble, and The Bank Street Children's Book Committee. Chris is also author of Mighty Truck, the American Library Association Sibert Honor-winning The Day-Glo Brothers, and The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch and Woosh: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions, both illustrated by Don Tate. He lives in Austin, Texas with his family. www.chrisbarton.info @bartography
Ashley Spires grew up in the Pacific Northwest, the supposed stomping grounds of Bigfoot. She is the author and illustrator of a number of books for children, including The Most Magnificent Thing, Small Saul, and The Adventures of Binky the Space Cat. She was the recipient of the 2011 Silver Birch Express Award and the 2011 Hackmatack Award for Binky the Space Cat and was shortlisted for a Joe Shuster Comics for Kids Award and an Eisner Award for Binky Under Pressure. Ashley lives in British Columbia. www.ashleyspires.com @ashleyspires
Guided Reading Level
December 20, 2018
I Can Read! Level 1: Beginning Reading
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