Machines at Work

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Harper Collins, Sep 25, 1987 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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‘With the call of ‘Hey, you guys! Let’s get to work,’ women and men shoulder drills and picks, board cranes and cement mixers, and set their equipment bulldozing and steamrolling across vibrant page spreads. Barton generates the excitement of road and building construction for young sidewalk engineers.’ —BL.

1988 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)
Notable 1987 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1987 (NSTA/CBC)
1987 Children's Books (NY Public Library)


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Construction site workers are ready to work and have to use all different types of construction equipment to tear down the old in order to build something new. This is a great book for really young ... Read full review

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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.

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