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Tool School

Written by Joan Holub & illustrated by James Dean
Published by Scholastic Press
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Get ready young builders to twist and turn with laughter!<br></br><br></br>Join a hammer, screwdriver, tape measure, saw, and pair of pliers on their first day of school. Together, they make puzzles and play games, but when it’s time to build something it’s suddenly every tool for itself. Working alone, each tool soon realizes that to make something great all need to cooperate!<br></br><br></br>Young children will love the irresistible bold artwork and fun rhyming text as they learn that a little teamwork can make a big difference. <i>Tool School</i> introduces some of the most basic household tools, and cool tips explain how to successfully use them with the help of a grown-up!

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Who Wrote Tool School

Joan Holub

Joan Holub has authored and/or illustrated over 140 children’s books, including the Goddess Girls series, the Heroes in Training series, the New York Times bestselling picture book Mighty Dads (illustrated by James Dean), and Little Red Writing (illustrated by Melissa Sweet). She lives in North Carolina and is online at (Bio via

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Who Illustrated Tool School

James Dean

<p>James Dean’s art has sold in more than ninety galleries and shops across the United States. He has devoted his paintings to Pete the Cat for fifteen years and has turned his natural love for cats into his life’s work. James published his first adult book, <em>The Misadventures of Pete the Cat, </em> a history of his artwork, in 2006. He illustrated his first self-published children’s book, <em>Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, </em> in 2008, and the follow-up book, <em>Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, </em> in 2011. James lives in Savannah, Georgia, with his wife, four cats, and one dog. You can visit him online at</p>

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