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Michael Slack

Michael Slack is the creator of Monkey Truck and Elecopter. He is an artist and character designer whose work has been featured in books, television, and games. He lives in Lafayette, California with his wife and daughter.

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Monkey Truck by Michael Slack - Book Trailer

This is one monkey on a mission. Watch as he helps all his jungle friends in this short animated piece based on Michael Slack's art.

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Bunny Built

Bunny Built

Michael Slack
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Michael Slack is the creator of the animal rescue picture book series: Monkey Truck, Elecopter and Turtle Tug to the Rescue. He is also the illustrator of many books for your readers, including Race Car Count by Rebecca Dotlich. An artist and character designer, his work has been featured in books, television, and games. He lives in Lafayette, California with his wife and daughter.
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Turtle Tug to the Rescue
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Turtle Tug to the Rescue

Michael Slack
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Turtle Tug is on the lookout! This chugging, tugging turtle powers through gusty winds and treacherous tides, combing the seas to protect his friends from a dangerous storm. From panicking puffins to an entangled whale, Turtle Tug is out to rescue all his sea-dwelling friends. He's a turtle tugboat on a mission to make the world a safer place.

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Race Car Count
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Race Car Count

Rebecca Kai Dotlich; illustrations by Michael Slack
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Now in board book!

Race car 1 honks look at me!
He zooms in front with the turn of a key.

Race car 2 is close behind.
The sound of "vroom"...

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Elecopter
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Elecopter

Michael Slack; Illustrations by Michael Slack
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Fly along with Elecopter as she soars above the savannah, patrolling the skies with her fire-hose nose at the ready. The other animals are safe with Elecopter on the scene—Elecopter is a hero for...

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Monkey Truck
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Monkey Truck

Michael Slack
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Monkey Truck is a truck with a mission. He's on the lookout for all sorts of jungle bungles -- there are chameleons to rescue before they are squashed, snakes to untangle, and hippos to pull free....

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