Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site (Hardcover Books for Toddlers, Preschool Books for Kids)

Sherri Duskey Rinker (Author) Tom Lichtenheld (Illustrator)
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Description

The #1 New York Times bestselling children's book

As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest--so they'll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play! With irresistible artwork by bestselling illustrator Tom Lichtenheld and sweet, rhyming text, this construction book for kids will have truck lovers of all ages begging for more.

Can't get enough of these tough trucks? The long-awaited sequel in this bestselling book series, Mighty, Mighty, Construction Site, is now available!

Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Chronicle Books
Publish Date
May 04, 2011
Pages
32
Dimensions
10.2 X 9.7 X 0.6 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780811877824

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About the Author

Sherri Rinker is a graphic designer and is constantly inspired by the passions of her two young boys.

Tom Lichtenheld loves drawing pictures and telling silly stories. His books include the best-selling Duck! Rabbit!, Everything I Know About Cars, and Shark vs. Train. He lives in Geneva, Illinois.

Reviews

"If your little reader is mad for trucks, you must get this gem of a book!" -SweetOnBooks.com
"This book is a treasure." -Testy Yet Trying blog
"A great read-aloud story as you are settling your child in for the night." -About.com
" A standout picture book, especially for those who like wheels with their dreams" - Booklist, starred review
"Rinker's rhythmic verse reinforces the vehicles' love of their work (Dump Truck "moves the dirt/ from place to place, / Then dumps it with a happy face") and, like Lichtenheld's art, deftly balances the story's boisterous and drowsy elements. Truck lovers will happily nod off to the strains of this read-aloud." - Publishers Weekly
"A delightful debut." - The New York Times
"An ideal bedtime book for all those truck-loving toddlers and preschoolers! ...If there's a truck fan in your family, this is a great pick... Drive it to the top of your pile of story time truck reads as well." - Waking Brain Cells blog
"For all those youngsters who feel coziest with a cement mixer jammed into an armpit and a dump truck wedged at their feet, Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site might be the best bedtime book ever." - Hampton Roads
"Gentle rhymes and soft-colored pictures of favorite trucks are the perfect way to lull any child into sweet dreams." - Bookmarkable blog,
"Lichtenheld's detailed and textured illustrations, rendered in wax oil pastels on vellum paper, perfectly complement the fun, rhyming text, cleverly personifying each truck with expressive eyes and amusing details. ...Recommended for vehicle- and bedtime-themed storytimes, this is sure to be a hit with truck-loving preschoolers." - School Library Journal, starred review
"Perfect for sleepers who are more fascinated by the motorized and muddy than by the soft and fluffy. A certain subset of parents and grandparents will see this book and shout, "At last!" - Chicago Tribune
" Truck-loving kids will respond to this take on settling down to sleep. " - The Horn Book Guide
"Your child WILL become obsessed and incessantly request Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Sitenight after night." -Good Housekeeping
"A fast-favorite for your littlest builder."-- Reader's Digest