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Construction Site: Road Crew, Coming Through! (Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site) Hardcover – Picture Book, October 12, 2021
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The construction team is taking on their biggest challenge yet—building a brand-new superhighway! With the help of new rough-and-tough road-building machines, the crew gears up for an action-packed day of rolling, building, paving, painting, and all the jobs that go into making a strong new road that will get everyone home safe in time for bed! Playful rhyming text from the bestselling team behind Construction Site on Christmas Night, Three Cheers for Kid McGear!, and Construction Site Mission: Demolition! make this thrilling tale of teamwork a must-have read-aloud for construction fans everywhere.
LATEST IN THE ENORMOUSLY POPULAR SERIES: The Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site series books have become bedtime staples and modern classics, and its millions of fans love each book for its tough, can-do trucks and their sweet, sleepy endings.
HOW TO BUILD A ROAD: The process of putting a new road together is FASCINATING and involves a whole bunch of special vehicles, who help the original crew level, grade, flatten, pave, stripe, and open up a new road so that everyone can get home safe for bedtime!
ROLLICKING READ-ALOUD: Sherri's bouncing, energetic rhymes make for a tremendously satisfying read-aloud experience, perfect for the energetic kids who love construction.
TEACHES TEAMWORK: Like Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, this series extension emphasizes teamwork, collaboration, and working together—real-world skills presented to young readers in a fun, accessible construction-site setting!
Perfect for: Parents, gift-givers, truck and construction enthusiasts
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The hard-working crew of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site joins up with seven new road-building trucks to finish a BIG job: a brand-new road!
"Rinker's perpetually cheery vehicles are back to build a road. . . . [Construction Site: Road Crew, Coming Through!] is one road kids will be happy to travel again." —Kirkus Reviews
“Rinker, whose popular series of picture books began with Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site (2011), now offers basic information on how trucks are used to build highways. Created using wax oil crayons, the illustrations feature clearly delineated views of cheerful, determined-looking vehicles at work within appealing, vibrantly colorful scenes. A picture book that’s sure to attract young truck fans.”-Booklist
“Writer Sherri Duskey Rinker and illustrator AG Ford have combined their energies once again for a machine-oriented picture book full of sound effects and glowing colors in ‘Construction Site: Road Crew, Coming Through!’”—The Wall Street Journal
About the Author
AG Ford, a recipient of the NAACP Image Award, has illustrated many award-winning books for children, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers Construction Site on Christmas Night and Three Cheers for Kid Mcgear! He lives in Dallas, Texas.
- Publisher : Chronicle Books (October 12, 2021)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 40 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1797204726
- ISBN-13 : 978-1797204727
- Reading age : 2 - 4 years, from customers
- Lexile measure : AD730L
- Grade level : Preschool and up
- Item Weight : 1.01 pounds
- Dimensions : 10.85 x 0.6 x 10.5 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #2,655 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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By Katherine on August 10, 2022
I got a little worried when I realized they were there to build a highway in a space that looks very much like the desert area in Cars (where the premise is that a little town gets bipassed by a big highway and is left to deteriorate). I was worried my kiddo would see the parallels, but the destination of the road is nice and vague in the book so that you could pretend the highway is connecting a small town to the city instead. I appreciated the slight nod to nature conservation in the book. It would have been great if that was a core focus of how they were building the highway and part of the text, but I appreciated the short snippet at the end discussing it.