Frankie Forklift and Friends

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Synopsis of the Story: Frankie Forklift and Friends is a series of books that follows our main character Frankie through his adventures in a warehouse – Each story brings to life different characters from the material handling industry called powered industrial equipment (PIE) – the first book introduces Frankie Forklift, Tony Towmotor, Petee Pallet and Sally Shrinkwrap – the story revolves around Frankie’s first day at work.

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Why We Loved This Book:

  • The book teaches life lessons such as you need to brush your teeth, pick up your toys, ask friends for help
  • It brings home the understanding that faster isn’t always better
  • The characters come to life in the adorable illustrations
  • The book is a fun read that leaves children wanting to turn the page to find out what happens
  • The website at Frankie Forklift has a free coloring book download

About the Author:  Written by industry veteran Frank Clark, vice president of forklift dealer The Lilly Co., the books center on a group of characters named Frankie Forklift, Tony Towmotor, Petee Pallet, and Sally Shrinkwrapper.

A second volume to be titled “Frankie Unloads his First Truck” will focus on tackling challenges like being afraid of the dark and trying new things. To order copies of the book or to download free coloring pages for kids, visit