Ever wonder how a road is built? Come along with Caldecott Medalist Simms Taback and find out!
First you’ll meet the crew. Then you’ll see all the trucks up close—cement mixers, bulldozers, dump trucks, graders, pavers—and learn what each one does. And finally, you’ll watch a bustling new road come to life!
“A splendid introduction to a world that many children find riveting.”—Publishers Weekly
|Publisher:||Penguin Young Readers Group|
|Product dimensions:||8.75(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.12(d)|
|Age Range:||2 - 5 Years|
About the Author
Simms Taback (1932 - 2011) grew up in the Bronx and graduated from Cooper Union. He worked as an art director and a graphic designer and has taught at the School of Visual Arts and Syracuse University. He illustrated many children’s books, including I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, Spacy Riddles, Snakey Riddles, Buggy Riddles, and Fishy Riddles (all written by Katy Hall and Lisa Eisenberg, Dial). His work has won many awards, including the Caldecott Medal for Joseph Had a Little Overcoat and the Caldecott Honor for I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
My son is only 15 months old but is always pulling this book off the self for me to read to him. He knows when we are finished and always gives it a round of applause. The pictures are big and colorful and is just long enought to keep any child interested in construction vehicles happy!!