I Stink!

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Harper Collins, Aug 22, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
219 Reviews

Know what I do at night while you're asleep?

Eat your trash, that's what!

With ten wide tires, one really big appetite, and an even bigger smell, this truck's got it all. His job? Eating your garbage and loving every stinky second of it!

And you thought nighttime was just for sleeping.


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The pictures in this book are great! - Goodreads
I see people saying "the prose is bad..." - Goodreads
The illustrations are well done! - Goodreads
Educational about garbage trucks, sure! - Goodreads
The pictures are great! - Goodreads
The pictures are so fun to look at. - Goodreads

Has a good alphabet learning section at the end

User Review  - Jaime D. - Overstock.com

The book starts off boring and uninteresting. My son really started to get into it towards the end with the *burp* and the Alphabet soup of garbage. I did like how the alphabet part of the book ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maggie - Goodreads

2003 Highly Commended Zolotow This book is weird and hilarious. The text pops off the page as it wiggles around, giving the garbage truck narrator a very kooky vibe. This would probably go over really well with 3-5s in a truck-based story time. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Kate McMullan is the author of the easy-to-read books featuring Fluffy, the Classroom Guinea Pig, and the middle-grade series Dragon Slayers’ Academy. She is also the author of the 2010 Geisel Honor Book Pearl and Wagner: One Funny Day.

Jim McMullan is an internationally acclaimed illustrator and poster designer whose work can be seen in The Theater Posters Of James Mcmullan.

Kate and Jim McMullan have collaborated on many popular picture books, including I’m Big!; I’m Bad!; I’m Dirty, a Child Magazine Best Book; I’m Mighty!; and I Stink!, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book. The McMullans live in Sag Harbor, New York.

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