Where Do Garbage Trucks Go?: And Other Questions About Trash and Recycling (Good Question!)
Garbage trucks seem to be a universal favorite of children, and most are naturally curious about what exactly the garbage truck does and where it goes. Now parents have some solid, kid-friendly answers in Where Do Garbage Trucks Go? by Benjamin Richmond, which answers a bunch of questions related to both trash and recycling. This picture book talks about the history of sanitation in cities, landfills, recycling, and ways to reduce waste and help the planet. There are fascinating photographs and lots of detailed information; this book is definitely geared toward the older elementary school crowd, although some preschoolers and kindergarteners may enjoy it in small doses.
This book does a great job breaking down these complex questions into answers that younger children can understand, and chances are good that parents will learn something new, too! Kids will likely be left with even more questions than before, but that just means that this book is a great launching point for further exploration of a subject that truly interests most kids. This informative book will be read over and over again by curious youngsters.
Sterling Children's Books