Little Blue Truck Makes a Friend (Little Blue Truck)

by Alice Schertle (Author) Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)

Little Blue Truck Makes a Friend (Little Blue Truck)
Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

Welcome a new friend to the farm with the #1 New York Times bestselling Little Blue Truck!

Beep! Beep! Have you heard the news? There is someone new on the farm!All the animals are curious and cautious about the newcomer--what will he be like? Does he neigh like a horse or oink like a pig? Does he have fur or feathers? Does he swim? Does he fly?

Luckily, Blue knows just the thing to help his friends, old and new, feel at home! Making new friends can be scary, but being kind is easy.

Little Blue's Beep! was loud and clear: We are very glad you're here!

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Kirkus Reviews

 True to the series, Blue and Toad are positive role models as they treat the woodchuck, named Chuck, with respect and kindness... Sweet and silly.

Review quotes

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller! 

Little Blue is a brave, helpful, and hopeful character young readers will root for. Adults will feel a rush of nostalgia and delight in sharing this story with children as the animated vehicles and animals in innocent, colorful countryside scenes evoke wholesome character traits and values of growth, grit, and self-acceptance.... A terrific choice for the preschool crowd. —Kirkus 

A charming tale of an endearing little truck on a mission. Perfect for story times. —School Library Journal 

Alice Schertle
Alice Schertle is an award-winning poet whose books for children include All You Need for a Snowman and the New York Times best-selling Good Night, Little Blue Truck. She lives in Plainfield, MA.

Jill McElmurry was the illustrator of many books, including her own Mad About Plaid and the best-selling Little Blue Truck series. Jill passed away in 2017.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Clarion Books
Publication date
September 20, 2022
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