[Review] Good Night, Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle

If you’re a fan of books about families and relationships, then you’ll want to check out Good Night, Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle. This book is about a family that is going through some tough times – their dad has been diagnosed with cancer. But despite all the challenges, the family pulls together to support each other during this time.

Review of Good Night, Little Blue Truck

Good Night, Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle is a heartwarming story about a truck who falls asleep and dreams of all the things he’s thankful for. The illustrations are colorful and cheerful, and the story is sure to warm your heart. This is a perfect book for children who are trying to learn about gratitude and how to focus on the good in their lives.

The story is simple, but the message is powerful. The truck learns that even when life seems tough, there are still things to be grateful for. He also learns that it’s important to stay positive even when things get tough. The end of the book is a sweet reminder to never give up on your dreams, no matter how small they may seem at first.

This book is sure to make kids feel happy and optimistic. It’s a great choice for any child who needs a little lift during these tough times.

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What the book is about

What the book is about:

Good Night, Little Blue Truck is a story about a truck that goes to bed at night and wakes up in the morning. The truck goes on adventures during the day with different people, but it always ends up going back home to bed at night. The book is full of catchy rhymes and illustrations that will have readers of all ages laughing out loud.

The plot

Good Night, Little Blue Truck is the perfect bedtime story for toddlers and preschoolers. It follows the adventures of a truck that goes on all sorts of fun adventures at night. The illustrations are whimsical and make the story easy to follow. Toddlers will love following the truck around as it makes its way through the night. This book is sure to help little ones get ready for bedtime and wind down after a busy day.


The characters in Alice Schertle’s Good Night, Little Blue Truck are very likable and endearing. They all have their own quirks and personalities which make them easy to like. I particularly enjoyed the interactions between the main characters and the side characters. Schertle did an excellent job of developing the characters and making them feel real.

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One of my favorite aspects of Good Night, Little Blue Truck is the relationship between the main character, Ruby, and her father. Ruby is a strong character who is determined to stand up for herself, but she also has a deep respect for her father. Their interactions are touching and poignant, and I really felt for Ruby as she dealt with her father’s illness.

Overall, Good Night, Little Blue Truck is an enjoyable read. The characters are likable and easy to sympathize with, and the plot is well-written. I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a good book to read this summer!

Reviewers’ thoughts on the book

When Good Night, Little Blue Truck was released in February, most of the reviews were positive. Parents and children alike seemed to enjoy Schertle’s unique story about a truck who loves to say goodnight to everyone he meets. However, a few reviewers did note that the book is not for very young readers.

Despite this, most reviewers praised Schertle’s ability to bring humor and life to her characters. They also commended her for telling a story that is both heartwarming and comforting. For many parents, Good Night, Little Blue Truck will be a valuable addition to their children’s bookshelf.


If you’re a fan of Alice Schertle’s novel Good Night, Little Blue Truck, I think you’ll enjoy this companion book. The story follows the lives of several couples in the small town of Maycomb after the death of George (played brilliantly by Jeff Daniels). Schertle does an excellent job of exploring themes such as grief, love, and family. If you’re looking for a good read that will make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside, I recommend giving Good Night, Little Blue Truck a try.

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