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.
About the Author
Sally Sutton is a playwright and the author of "Roadwork," also illustrated by Brian Lovelock, along with other picture books. Sally Sutton lives in New Zealand.
Brian Lovelock illustrated "Roadwork" by Sally Sutton as well as "The Rain Train" by Elena de Roo and "Did My Mother Do That?" by Sharon Holt. A geophysicist and fine artist, Brian Lovelock lives in New Zealand.
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