Road Work Ahead
By Anastasia Suen & Jannie Ho
If your munchkin likes colours, she’ll love this book that tracks a boy’s drive to his grandma’s place for oatmeal cookies. While you read the book to her, you can point out the activities happening on each page, even as you identify the various vehicles, including a police car, truck, lorry, cement machines, fork lifts and even a scooter.
Ambulance in Action
By Peter Bently & Martha Lightfoot
This animated read teaches your little one how ambulances and ﬁre crews help people — from receiving the distress call to saving them. It also has important information on what other drivers should do on seeing an ambulance. Offers a close-up look at an ambulance’s various components, such as where the ﬁrst-aid bag is stored, as well as the location of the ramps and stretcher. Includes details on different types of emergency vehicles.
Watch Me Go! My Bike
By Victor Blaine
This book is a good start if you’re hoping to introduce cycling to your tot. It helps bubba understand what a bike is, how to ride one, plus has a brief history of this vehicle. By the time she’s done reading this book, she should feel more conﬁdent and prepared for her ﬁrst ride. If she’s still not convinced, highlight the part that shows how training wheels work on bicycles!
Skate Trick: A Robot and Rico Story
By Anastasia Suen & Mike Laughead
Rico has learnt several new skateboarding tricks and now Robot wants to learn them, too. Robot keeps falling off it, but he doesn’t give up. At his last try, he not only falls down, but also breaks the skateboard, to Rico’s horror! Is this the end of their skateboarding fun, or will Robot and Rico ﬁnd a way to continue their daredevil adventures? Read on and ﬁnd out!
Trouble in the Tunnel
By Wilbert Awdry & Richard Courtney
Thomas the Tank Engine, who is on his way to the Mainland, goes onto a raft that’s attached to a boat. But Thomas drifts away after the chain that connects the raft and boat snaps. On reaching an island, he meets three trains that he doesn’t like. So, he decides to ﬁnd his own way but gets hopelessly lost. Thankfully, Thomas meets the trains again, and they lead him to a dark and twisty tunnel, where they’re trapped after a rockfall. Find out how Thomas and the three trains escape from this mess.
Big City Sights
By Anita Yasuda & Steve Harpster
Ty has planned his family outing — he’ll take pictures of the dinosaurs in the museum, visit Chinatown on a bike taxi, before jumping on the glass ﬂoor of the observation tower. To his disappointment, the museum is closed, it’s raining and the tower’s lift is out of order! However, Ty’s parents make exciting new outing plans for everyone. Don’t miss the glossary and questionnaire at the end of the book that asks, “Ty’s plans for the day keep changing. If this happened to you, how would you feel?”
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