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Publisher Comments:

Byron Barton, the celebrated creator of numerous picture books for very young children, including Trucks, My Bus, and My Car, builds a house, step by step, right before your eyes!

A machine digs a big hole. A cement mixer pours cement. Carpenters put up walls. Bricklayers, electricians, plumbers, and painters do their part. Through brilliantly simple words and pictures a house is built.

"You can almost do it yourself by carefully noting the steps depicted in each bright, brisk, clearly delineated picture . . . With independently interesting pictures and a definite, sunny personality, a very fine piece of work indeed."—Kirkus Reviews

Named a Notable Book for Children by the American Library Association

Supports the Common Core State Standards

Synopsis:

Through brilliant yet simple words and pictures, the reader follows each step, and before his or her eyes, a house is built. Color illustrations.

Synopsis:

A machine digs a big hole. A cement mixer pours cement. Carpenters put up walls. Bricklayers, electricians, plumbers, and painters do their part. Through brilliantly simple words and pictures we follow each step, and before our eyes a house is built.

About the Author

Byron Barton is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs; The Three Bears; The Little Red Hen; Machines at Work; I Want to Be an Astronaut; and a series of board books: Big Machines, Dinosaurs, Tools, and Zoo Animals. He also illustrated The Little Factory, written by Sarah Weeks.

Byron Barton is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs; The Three Bears; The Little Red Hen; Machines at Work; I Want to Be an Astronaut; and a series of board books: Big Machines, Dinosaurs, Tools, and Zoo Animals. He also illustrated The Little Factory, written by Sarah Weeks.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780688093563
Author:
Barton, Byron
Publisher:
Greenwillow Books
Author:
by Byron Barton
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
House construction
Subject:
Careers
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Housing
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Science & Technology - How Things Work
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Mulberry Books
Series Volume:
NASA TM-88446
Publication Date:
19900523
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from PreS to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8 x 9.875 in 4.72 oz
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , Through brilliant yet simple words and pictures, the reader follows each step, and before his or her eyes, a house is built. Color illustrations.
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A machine digs a big hole. A cement mixer pours cement. Carpenters put up walls. Bricklayers, electricians, plumbers, and painters do their part. Through brilliantly simple words and pictures we follow each step, and before our eyes a house is built.

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