What’s even more exciting to preschoolers than seeing big machines that build things? Watching the massive ones that tear them down!
Crush the stone. Crush the stone.
Chip and grind and munch.
Make new concrete from the old.
Whirr! Churr! Crunch!
From the huge crane with a swinging ball (crack! ) to the toothy jaws that ram the walls (thwock! ), this rambunctious demolition, reverberating with sound words, is guaranteed to have small kids rapt. Bright spreads showcase the gargantuan machines in all their glory, and a pictorial glossary explains what each one can do.
Sally Sutton is a best-selling, award-winning New Zealand author known for her playful language, rambunctious rhymes and quirky humour. Favourite titles include her ‘Roadworks,’ ‘Demolition’ and ‘Construction’ picture books for machine-mad kids and her glitter-twinkly chapter book series ‘Miniwings.’ Favourite colour? Purple. Favourite food? Peaches and gravy (but not together.) Favourite reader? You!
Brian Lovelock is the illustrator of the Construction Crew series, as well as The Rain Train by Elena de Roo, Did My Mother Do That? by Sharon Holt, and Flight of the Honey Bee by Raymond Huber. Brian Lovelock lives in New Zealand.
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