Iggy Peck, Architect

Iggy Peck, Architect


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810911062
Publisher: ABRAMS
Publication date: 10/01/2007
Series: Questioneers Collection Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 7,226
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.55(d)
Lexile: AD750L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

David Roberts has illustrated many children’s books, including bestsellers Ada Twist, Scientist; Rosie Revere, Engineer; and Iggy Peck, Architect.

Andrea Beaty is the author of Iggy Peck, Architect, Rosie Revere, Engineer, and Ada Twist, Scientist, among other children’s titles. She lives just outside Chicago.

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Iggy Peck, Architect 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
lauraejensen on LibraryThing 8 months ago
This is the inventive story of Iggy, a passionate if not single minded architect. Iggy has been an architect from toddler hood, reusing and recycling diapers, boots, glue, underwear and fruit roll ups. Children will howl at the icky stuff and cheer for Iggy. Fantastic mixed media, fine use of graph paper. Super to use for an architecture lesson, recycling, children can create their own buildings, or find inspiration from the sharp collages.
missbrandysue on LibraryThing 8 months ago
Iggy is a second grader who makes buildings out of materials kids are around. But his second grade teacher discourages him from doing so until they go on a picnic and he needs to build a bridge to save his class. This is great for my lessons on problem/solution, perseverance, and on career day for those children who want to be builders or architects.
JohannaJ on LibraryThing 8 months ago
The illistration in this book is amazing. This book is great for people who have any interest in architecture. It's very clever and the narrative rhymes.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
inspirational story, great illustrations. Both my 4 yr old and I really like this book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought this book for myself because of the illustrations. My grandchildren love the clever verse and the illustrations. They never tire of Iggy, who is true to himself and an inspiration.
JS-reader More than 1 year ago
This book is delightful and charming, and my 5-year old son loves reading it together.
marie258 More than 1 year ago
Great book for all those kids who love to build and create but also a good book to inspire young minds to use their imaginations. Fun story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is just great. Fun writing, illustrating and great story. Everyone should read this book!
coolbaby More than 1 year ago
We have a baby blog www.coolbabytips.com and i thought we recommended all the best kid books already for people who appreciate art and architecture. but this book blows them out of the water. it definitely needs to win some awards. my husband an i enjoyed it as much as our 4 yr old and we are both professional writers.
christy_wooke More than 1 year ago
The rhymes are sooo good (aren't many new children's books that do this right) and the illustrations are really something special!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
My 3 year old son fell in love with the story as he loves to build and we can see the empire state building from our home. I loved the illustrations, so modern and chic! It's one of my favorite gifts to give as well.