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Building Machines

Written by Ian Graham & illustrated by Carles Ballesteros
Published by Abrams
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Apr 5, 2016
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Building Machines explores the powerful mechanics of construction vehicles and includes everything needed to build nine machines with working parts! The construction vehicles introduced are a forklift, bulldozer, front loader, giant digger, dump truck, road roller, crane, and tractor. Each spread describes the vehicle in detail, including its parts and function. The spreads also include instructions for constructing the machine described using the included die-cut pieces. Children can follow the steps to make each vehicle, then use the pieces to invent their own. It’s the perfect introduction to simple mechanics for budding engineers everywhere.

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Book Topics › building things
Children's Books About Building Things
Book Topics › nonfiction
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Book Topics › how things work and are made
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Who Wrote Building Machines

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Ian Graham
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Who Illustrated Building Machines

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Carles Ballesteros

Carles Ballesteros is a Spanish-born illustrator living and working in Santiago, Chile. He is a member of the Professional Association of Illustrators of Catalonia (APIC). Ballesteros uses a mixture of traditional drawing skills and digital techniques to create his work. He is also the illustrator of Building Machines and other titles in the Changing Faces series, including I Love You, Elephant!, Is That Your Dad?, Don’t Wake the Tiger!, and Meet Happy Bear.

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ISBN:
9781419721090
Publication Date:
April 5, 2016
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1419721097

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