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The Day I Had a Bulldozer

A fun-filled friendship story about our favorite things that go…CONSTRUCTION VEHICLES!

Luke can’t believe his eyes when he looks from his window and sees a bulldozer outside … with his name on it! He feels like the luckiest boy in the world vrooming around with his best buddy, his dog Bobo. But the fun is only getting started when his friends ride in on a dump truck, steamroller, and excavator. They are ready for an amazing day of construction adventure … come join them!

Supports imagination, friendship, teamwork, and perseverance.

Book Details

  • Illustrator: Vaughan Duck
  • Formats available: Hardback and eBook
  • ISBN Hardcover: 978-1-960616-00-5
  • Publication Date: September 26, 2023

Reviews and Accolades

“I liked the diverse representation of characters in this book, and the charming, colorful illustrations by Vaughan Duck. Luke is a sweet character, and young children will love to follow his adventures with his friends.” 5-star rating. -Readers’ Choice Book Award

“Ashley Wall creates an engagingly fantastic story about kids who adopt new skills and information, sharing their fun together and helping each other problem-solving the ironic, lively conundrums that evolve from trying new things.” -D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review

“I adored The Day I Had a Bulldozer…Children will love watching the diverse cast build a road to the ice cream parlor…The story centers around a toy box staple, construction trucks, making this a home run hit with young children!” Reedsy Review

“A message-driven tale that will appeal most to young construction-vehicle enthusiasts…Our verdict: Get it!” -Kirkus Review

“I loved the illustrations in this book…This book is so childlike and fun…5 out of 5 stars.” -The Online Book Club

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Author name: Ashley Wall