Q: How did you think of the idea for the book?
A: I was stuck in a construction zone one day and I watched an endless parade of big, heavy earth moving trucks lumbering down the road. Their giant wheels reminded me of dinosaur skin and I think I saw one look at me. I began to think that maybe the trucks had ancient ancestors-- and they evolved over millions of years into the friendly, helpful trucks we have today.
Q: What did Dinotrux eat?
A: Trees, bushes, shrubs, rocks, stones, pebbles and poultry. And the occasional slow-moving caveman.
Q: You say you own a Ford pick-up truck. Have you ever seen it exhibit any unusual behavior?
A: Although local investigators will declare the case offically closed, I can tell you that once my truck was found honking uncontrollably while perched on the roof of my house. Apparently, I had neglected to fill the radiator and he was upset.
Q: Why did you use "bearskins and stone knives" to create the artwork in the book?
A: Because pterodactyl wings and sharpened sticks were unavailable.
Q: Why did you choose the colors that you did for the illustrations?
A: Because millions of years ago the earth was still fiery and dangerous and I wanted the world to look that way.
Q: Were there any girl Dinotrux?
A: Yes, in fact there were. But as we all know, boys tend to be the troublemakers, while girls tend to exhibit good sense and sound judgement.