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Big truck, little island  Cover Image Book Book

Big truck, little island / Chris Van Dusen.

Van Dusen, Chris, (author,, illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 1536203939
  • ISBN: 9781536203936
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2022.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Based on a real incident that occurred in the island town of Vinalhaven, Maine, this rhyming story recounts what happens when a really big flatbed truck carrying a mysterious, covered load across a small island gets stuck on a tight curve and blocks traffic in both directions.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Nominee, Elementary, 2025.
Subject: Trucks > Juvenile fiction.
Automobiles > Juvenile fiction.
Islands > Juvenile fiction.
Traffic congestion > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Cooperativeness > Juvenile fiction.
Trucks > Fiction.
Automobiles > Fiction.
Islands > Fiction.
Traffic congestion > Fiction.
Cooperativeness > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Stories in rhyme.
Genre: Picture books.
Stories in rhyme.

Available copies

  • 40 of 70 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe.


  • 0 current holds with 70 total copies.
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Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe JE VAN (Text) 34026150735715 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe J NUTMEG VAN (Text) 34026155512747 Juvenile Nutmeg Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe J NUTMEG VAN (Text) 34026155512788 Juvenile Nutmeg Available -


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