Road Builders

by B G Hennessy (Author) Simms Taback (Illustrator)

Road Builders
Reading Level: K − 1st Grade
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
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B G Hennessy
B.G. Hennessy grew up in Wantagh on Long Island, NY. At the University of Wisconsin in Madison, she majored in fine art and learned how to design, print and bind handmade books. She also took courses in Children's Literature. The combination of form and content in the picture book format fascinated her and after graduation she headed for NYC where she worked for 17 years in children's book publishing as a designer and art director. She is the author of Road Builders and The First Night, as well as many books starring Corduroy, the loveable toy bear created by Don Freeman. She now lives with her family in Arizona.
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Guided Reading Level
Puffin Books
Publication date
September 19, 1996
Picture Puffin Books
BISAC categories
JUV036000 - Juvenile Fiction | Science & Technology
JUV041000 - Juvenile Fiction | Transportation | General
Library of Congress categories
Design and construction
Road machinery

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