A Fire Truck Named Red: THE BEST BOOK EVER [THIS WEEK]

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The Best Book Ever (This Week)

Here’s a stack of books we think you’ll love, including stories about magical typewriters, superhero trucks, and why bears make pretty exceptional reading pals.


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Books Reviewed on this Episode

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Beatrix Potter & the Unfortunate Tale of a Borrowed Guinea Pig
by Deborah Hopkinson;
illustrated by Charlotte Voake
Schwartz & Wade Books

Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine
by Heather Lang;
illustrated by Raul Colon
Calkins Creek Books

From Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs
by Hudson Talbott
Nancy Paulsen Books

The Typewriter
by Bill Thomson
Two Lions

Mighty Truck
by Chris Barton;
illustrated by Troy Cummings
HarperCollins


The Best Days Are Dog Days

by Aaron Meshon
Dial Books

Bears Make the Best Reading Buddies
by Carmen Oliver;
illustrated by Jean Claude
Capstone Young Readers

A Fire Truck Named Red
by Randall de Seve;
illustrated by Bob Staake
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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About the Author

Matthew Winner

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Matthew Winner is an elementary library media specialist in Elkridge, Maryland. He is is the co-founder and content director of All The Wonders, a children’s literature website and more, and host of the Let’s Get Busy podcast, a weekly podcast where Matthew talks to authors, illustrators, award winners, up-and-comers, and everyone in between. In 2013 Matthew was named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker and was invited to the White House as part of the Champions of Change program. For more information, connect with Matthew on Twitter at @MatthewWinner .

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