Machines at Work
‘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)
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kellw - LibraryThing
Very simple story, construction workers begin work on demolition and a new building. The illustration has big bold lines, I can see this being very pleasing to a child who is oriented towards building. The art is streamlined and simplified making it easy to decipher the parts of these machines. Read full review
MACHINES AT WORKUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Using the bold, black bordered forms and simple colors familiar to readers of his other popular books, Barton introduces seven pieces of heavy machinery in action (plus people with drills and pickaxes ... Read full review