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What Does A Truck Driver Do?|Mary Khosh
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What DOES a truck driver do, when his truck gets stuck under a bridge? How do birds feel about airplanes? And how exactly do you manage to skip an entire day, when you're sailing on the open sea? - This illustrated book of poems considers many big questions (and small ones too) about our convoluted world - but author Mattie Sivert answers these questions lightly and playfully. Her haiku, limericks, riddles, and other wry verses describe the shared world of grownups and children in a way that lets children feel at home in that world too. This volume is a sharp and cheeky collection of poetic observations on family, nature, and daily life on earth, accompanied by the whimsical illustrations of an equally irreverent bunch: the author's great-grandchildren. Yes, it takes a whole family to make a book like this one. Mattie Sivert wrote poetry throughout her life, for the amusement of her students, her children, and herself. Years later, Mattie's daughter Mary discovered a manila envelope holding a treasure trove of verse, edited them into a collection, and asked her own ten grandchildren to illustrate them. The children - ranging in age from three to twenty - responded with enthusiasm. The result is a charming collection of illustrated verse that brings to life the vibrant imagination of this talented writer her great-grandchildren never knew.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781944218027
  • ISBN-10: 1944218025
  • Publisher: Roya Publications
  • Publish Date: October 2016
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.22 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.34 pounds
  • Page Count: 108