Iggy Peck, Architect

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Harry N. Abrams, Oct 1, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Iggy has one passion - building. His parents are proud of his fabulous creations, though they are sometimes surprised by his materials. But, when his second-grade teacher declares her dislike of his architecture, Iggy faces a challenge. He loves building too much to give it up!

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User Review  - jolenaryan - LibraryThing

I love this series of books. They show how critical thinking and perseverance pays off. Curricular connections- Creativity, jobs, moral life lessons and critical thinking skills. Read full review

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From the time he was born Iggy loved to build...towers made from wet diapers to food from around the house. It is obvious that he is quite gifted and has a dream of becoming an architect. All is going ... Read full review

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Andrea Beaty is the author of When Giants Come to Play; Iggy Peck, Architect; Doctor Ted; and the mid-grade novel Cicada Summer. As a kid, she spent her days being a detective, world explorer, movie star, and spy. Now, as a children's author, she spends her days pretty much the same way! Along with children's authors Julia Durango and Carolyn Crimi, she reviews funny books for kids at the website www.ThreeSillyChicks.com. Her title Rosie Revere, Engineer made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2013.

David Roberts was born on May 8, 1970. He is a British children's illustrator. He has illustrated a large number of books in both black and white and colour. he has worked with such well-known authors as Philip Ardagh (on the Eddie Dickens and Unlikely Exploits series), G.P. Taylor (on the Mariah Mundi series), Chris Priestley (on the Tales of Terror series), Mick Jackson (on Ten Sorry Tales and The Bears of England), and Susan Price (on the Olly Spellmaker series). Mouse Noses on Toast by Daren King won the Nestle Smarties Book Prize (ages 6 -8 years) in 2006, after which King and Roberts collaborated on other titles including Peter the Penguin Pioneer, Sensible Hare and the Case of Carrots and The Frightfully Friendly Ghosties series. He was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2015 for his title Tinder.

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