Author Jeffrey Otersen Releases ‘Little Truckers’

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New book explores world of machinery, life of truck drivers through one legendary semi-truck’s adventure

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Humorous and action-packed, Petee’s adventure explores the world of machinery and gives a glimpse into the life of truck drivers.

Meant as a bedtime story for his two sons, author Jeffrey Otersen reveals a tale of excitement and adventure in his new publication, “Little Truckers” (published by Xlibris).

This book follows a legendary semi-truck named Petee, who begins to think he is too old for his job on the road. Mr. McClainey surprises all of the trucks at Shamrock Lucking Trucking Company in Truckington, Ohio, with a brand-new, state-of-the-art semi-truck named Vahnders. The latter thinks he can do everything better and faster than any other truck. It is no surprise, then, when Mr. McClainey sends him on his first assignment – to deliver some very important freight, which has a deadline. Meanwhile, Mr. McClainey calls the scrap yard to have some old junk scrap metal hauled away. Petee is one of them. But when Vahnders gets stranded on top of Big Bear Mountain in a blizzard, who can they count on to save the day?

Humorous and action-packed, Petee’s adventure explores the world of machinery and gives a glimpse into the life of truck drivers. It also sheds light into the situations of some people nowadays who are laid off from work in order to be replaced by those who have more knowledge on technology. Petee represents them and their dilemma – the feeling of being unwanted and useless because there is someone better who can do the job.

Imparting a valuable lesson to young readers, “Little Truckers” is a fascinating ride through the ups and downs of Petee who finds purpose in his old age.

“Little Truckers”
By Jeffrey Otersen
Hardcover | 6x9in | 114 pages | ISBN 9781499095210
Softcover | 6x9in | 114 pages | ISBN 9781499095227
E-Book | 114 pages | ISBN 9781499095203
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Jeffrey Otersen was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. As a kid, he enjoyed playing with die-cast trucks and cars. He currently lives in Sylvania, Ohio with his wife Theresa Otersen and their children – Britney, Brenned, Braiden and Braisley. He has been a truck driver for 28 years, delivering a variety of freight. His two sons wanted him to tell them a bedtime story about trucks. “Little Truckers” stems from that bedtime story.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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