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Trucks of different shapes and sizes share one important purpose in this classic picture book from the bestselling creator of Moonshot and Locomotive.You have hurried to be on time. You look now through a window and see five trucks. They are hurrying, too. Where are they going? Five drivers for five trucks - each has a job to do. They hurry to be on time. And then they see you! Originally published in 1999 by DK, Five Trucks features a new cover and plenty of exciting machines!

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Brian Floca

Brian Floca likes to think about the journeys people take and the race cars, ships, rockets, and trains that make those journeys possible. His award-winning books as author and illustrator include "Locomotive," winner of the 2014 Caldecott Medal, a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book, and a New York Times 10 Best Illustrated Books of 2013 selection; "Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11," also a Sibert Honor Book and New York Times Best Illustrated Book; "Lightship," a Sibert Honor Book; and "The Racecar Alphabet" and "Five Trucks." Brian is also the illustrator of Avi's popular Poppy Stories, Kate Messner's Marty McGuire novels, Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan's "Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring," Lynne Cox's "Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas," and, coming in March, 2017, "Princess Cora and the Crocodile," by Laura Amy Schlitz. You can visit him online at BrianFloca.com.

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