Big Truck Little Island

by Chris Van Dusen is a lovely rhyming story about problem-solving in a small island community. One day, a huge truck with an oversize load is on its way to a tiny island. First, it travels by barge, then must navigate the twisty turns of the island’s roads--until one curve is too tight and the truck skids into the mud. The truck is blocking the road with two sets of cars stuck on either side: a real problem for people with places to go! Meg has a swim meet, Barry has ballet class, Paul has a volcano project to finish with Peter, and Sue’s dog needs a bath. How will everyone get where they need to be? How will the truck get unstuck? The answer to these questions is a sweet reveal, as is the contents of the truck’s shipment