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Experience the bustling energy of an urban construction site with Steve Light’s colorful celebration of builders, breakers, and the machines they use.
When their dad forgets his lunch box on his way to the construction site, a young brother and sister set out to take it to him, and along their way witness all the noisy, exciting action of a build site in the city. With builders building, breakers breaking, and a whole host of impressive machines and vehicles hard at work, this book bursts with color and offers children plenty to enjoy. In his trademark intricate style, Steve Light captures the satisfaction of working hard to create something new — and, of course, taking a well-deserved break.
About the Author
Steve Light is the author-illustrator of The Christmas Giant, Zephyr Takes Flight, Have You Seen My Dragon?, Have You Seen My Monster?, Swap!, Have You Seen My Lunch Box?, and Lucky Lazlo. He lives with his family in New York City.
Young children interested in machines and building will enjoy this fanciful tribute to construction workers. Perfect for one-on-one and small group sharing.
—School Library Journal (starred review)
Light’s approachable art features friendly figures and loose, scribbly lines along with precise pen-and-ink detailing. At last, the children capture their busy dad’s attention—which leads to “break time” on a construction beam. Those who have only seen a construction site from afar will welcome the insider’s view.
A visual feast for construction-zone fans...Build up storytime collections with this pick.
In his trademark intricate style, Steve Light captures the satisfaction of working hard to create something new — and, of course, taking a well-deserved break.