Hardcover $15.99

Feb 14, 2012 | 32 Pages | 3-7 years

Board Book $6.99

Feb 11, 2014 | 22 Pages | 2-5 years

  • Hardcover $15.99

    Feb 14, 2012 | 32 Pages | 3-7 years

  • Board Book $6.99

    Feb 11, 2014 | 22 Pages | 2-5 years

Awards

ALA Notable Children’s Book SELECTION

Praise

Sutton’s rhythmic text, full of onomatopoeia and muscular action words, captures the excitement and energy of big trucks hard at work and powerful machinery bashing concrete and metal. Lovelock’s meticulous illustrations, rendered in pigmented ink, give the job site a suitably dusty patina and put the equipment and vehicles center stage, where young fans will want them…This is all about as good as it gets for truck-obsessed preschoolers.
—The Horn Book (starred review)

The text is rife with onomatopoeic phrases and action verbs, making it great for reading aloud and building vocabulary. Lovelock’s pigmented ink illustrations capture details about the machines–from treads to gears–in a style that is graphic and yet painterly. The geometric nature of the construction equipment offers another avenue for engaging children with the book.
—School Library Journal (starred review)

Smashing good fun for preschoolers of both genders.
—Kirkus Reviews

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