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Pinkney, Brian

Puppy Truck

(2) PS What's a kid to do when he wants a puppy but receives a toy truck instead? Carter cheerfully makes the best of it by pretending that the truck is a puppy. Vibrant, saturated tones and swirling shapes, only semi-contained by thick black outlines, reflect the protagonist in motion and highlight the warmth and comfort of his (grownup-free) imaginary play. Interspersed sound effects provide opportunities to make animal sounds and truck noises.


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