1 CD. 6 min. Weston Woods. 2016. ISBN 9781338090321.
PreS—K—Flashy trucks in the city go about their daily lives, impressing all those around them, until a snowstorm hits. Surprisingly, it is the unassuming garbage truck that saves the day, transforming into SUPERTRUCK, with the addition of snowplow blades. The nod to Superman (the garbage truck's Clark Kent glasses) will not be lost on adult readers. The city is left wondering and marveling at what could have rescued them, while readers are delightfully privy to the garbage truck's secret transformation. This read-along perfectly meshes Savage's distinct, bold illustrations and accessible text with award-winning David Mansfield's masterly orchestral score. Actor George Newbern provides a compelling, friendly narration. The theme that the least among the trucks becomes the most powerful is sure to appeal even to the smallest listener. The bio information narrated by Savage at the end of track three will interest listeners of all ages.
VERDICT A must-have for collections that serve the littlest clientele.

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