Bergers Book Reviews

Big Billy and the Ice Cream Truck That Wouldn’t Stop


Author: Joe Consiglio
Illustrator: Joe Simko
Publisher: Schiffer Books
Genre: Children
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4067-3
Pages: 48
Price: $16.99

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Can you imagine an ice cream truck driver who wouldn’t stop? Well, the world’s most evil, sinister, and wicked ice cream truck driver pulled into Big Billy’s neighborhood, played the ice cream truck music, and then sped away! After several nights of this torment, longing for ice cream but not able to get any, the kids decide they need a plan.

But while the children have their thoughts on how to handle this situation, Big Billy has a different idea. And since Big Billy gets to the true heart of the matter, he’s able to reach the ice cream truck driver in a way no one else can.

Bright and colorful illustrations, hyperbole, and a great twist make Big Billy and the Ice Cream Truck That Wouldn’t Stop a fun read for kids. Add a side dish of ice cream, and it’s an instant hit. I highly recommend it.

Reviewer: Alice Berger

October 16, 2012 - Posted by | children

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