Dig into a Good Book!

 Children are memorized by the machinery which helps us move mountains and build skyscrapers. The items below are the perfect choice for those who desire a good book to "dig" into.

Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? Brianna Caplan Sayres

Do their mommies tuck them in while their daddies sing a goodnight song? Do they ask for one more story and then snuggle into a cozy service station? Find out all the different ways in which diggers, dump trucks, snow plows, tractors and more spend their bedtime rituals in surprisingly familiar ways. Children who can't get enough of trucks will love Brianna Caplan Sayres original things-that-go bedtime story.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site   Sherri Duskey Rinker

As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest. They'll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play! With irresistible artwork by best-selling illustrator Tom Lichtenheld and sweet, rhyming text, this book will have truck lovers of all ages begging for more.

The Construction Crew  Lynn Meltzer

The construction gang is tearing down an old building and laying the foundation for a new home. Workers use all kinds of trucks and tools to get the job done. And just in time for a family to move in. The alliterative text completel with shout-out language that young children will love, is just right for preschoolers.

Builder Goose : It's Construction Rhyme Time! Boni Ashburn

One, two, here comes the crew! Three, four, here come more...   With three dump trucks, an itsy-bitsy skid steer, and a host of other equipment, there's a whole lot of building going on here! Amusing construction-themed nursery rhymes, each based on a Mother Goose favorite, eature diggers, graders, crushers, cranes, jackhammers, forklifts, and wrecking balls. With bright, bold illustrations, this fun read-aloud should be a big hit with kids.

Demolition Sally Sutton 

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.

 

Road Work Ahead Anastasia Suen

When a family sets out on a trip to Grandma's, their journey proves to be more like a visit to a construction site. Sidewalks are being poured, streetlights repaired, roads resurfaced. The noise of jackhammers, whistles, and horns fills the air. Boys and girls alike will love seeing the big machines at work. Anastasia Suen's simple text and Jannie Ho's bright, up-beat pictures make this one road trip to remember.