Want to Play Trucks?

Want to Play Trucks?

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Jack and Alex meet almost every morning in the sandbox at the playground. Jack likes trucks -- big ones, the kind that can wreck things. Alex likes dolls -- pink ones, with sparkles. And tutus. But Jack doesn't want to play dolls, and Alex doesn't want to play trucks. Readers will smile at the quintessential playground squabble on display in this amusing, relatable tale from Ann Stott and Bob Graham. Luckily for Jack and Alex, the day is saved with a little bit of compromise -- what about dolls who drive trucks? -- and the easy acceptance that characterizes the youngest of friendships. Not to mention a familiar jingle from nearby that reminds Jack and Alex of something else they both like: ice cream!
Publisher: Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2018
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780763681739
0763681733
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Graham, Bob 1942-

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Jack and Alex play together at the playground. Jack likes and wants to play with trucks. Alex likes and wants to play with dolls that have tutus. They find a way to compromise so they can play together. This is a lovely book about learning to share and get along. It also subtly defies gender ster... Read More »


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