Rosie the Farm Truck

Children - Picture Book
33 Pages
Reviewed on 04/07/2022
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Author Biography

Victoria is a multi-certified educator with extensive classroom teaching experience at the elementary, middle school, and college levels. She is also a trained historian, retired US Air Force officer, and a homeschooling mom to a teen. Victoria is a full-time business owner, ecommerce expert, and coach who enjoys helping others to build and grow their businesses online. Originally from Nassau County Florida and a Southern country girl at heart, she currently lives in the beautiful Florida Keys with her husband Trey, son Jack, and her 24/7 shadow named Sailor (the dog!).

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Reviewed by Jennifer Ibiam for Readers' Favorite

Eight inches of snow fell on the Callahan Farm overnight. Rosie the truck wanted to play with her friends in it. Unfortunately, they expected a storm the following night, and Farmer Jack enlisted the help of everyone to prepare for it. Rosie wasn’t happy, but she helped. Later, while they were playing, Mayor Hope sent for Rosie to help bring in four reindeer trapped on a stranded train. The reindeer were on an urgent mission but couldn’t brave the incoming storm. If the mission failed, many children would be sad. Would Rosie agree to help get the reindeer out of danger to a shelter? Would the storm stop the reindeer from their task? Find out in Rosie the Farm Truck by Victoria Scudder, illustrated by Kam Bayo.

Rosie the Farm Truck by Victoria Scudder is a perfect Christmas children’s story. However, the lessons in this picture book remain evergreen. It is a tale of kindness, teamwork, love, resourcefulness, courage, and healthy doses of confidence. I loved the beautiful illustrations and attractive choice of colors by Kam Bayo. The simple grammar and punchy sentences were catchy and easy to understand. Scudder awakened my imagination by creating living characters out of everything in the environment which I’m sure will excite children. Above all, this book reminds us never to second guess ourselves, as Rosie did. We must opt for a circle of people who would do everything to help us succeed, as we can only receive the energy we give. When we show up for people in difficult situations, we unlock another level of our own strength and uniqueness. Thank you for this educative book, Victoria Scudder!