Gail Gibbons combines clear, simple wording with her signature illustrations to present all the steps involved in building a house. From the architect who draws the plans, through the various types of workers who construct it, to the family who will make the house their home, each aspect is explained with bright colors and diagrams. Children can easily follow along as construction begins at the ground level with surveyors, describing the jobs of carpenters and plumbers. The many tools used to complete each task are explained, ultimately showing how all the workers' efforts come together to build a whole house from basement to roof, both inside and outside.
|Product dimensions:||4.90(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.10(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Gail Gibbons grew up writing stories and drawing pictures to fit the words, and wishing she lived in the country. After graduating from the University of Illinois with a bachelor of fine arts degree, she became involved in television graphics. Eventually Gail became a full-time writer and moved to rural Vermont, where she could have a garden and as many pets as she wanted. Winner of the 2010 Regina Medal, Gail has written & illustrated more than 140 books. Gail and her husband, Kent Ancliffe, have a dog named Wilbur and two cats, named Miles and Davis. They live in Corinth, Vermont in a passive solar house that Gail's husband built and on an island off the coast of Maine.
Jon Bennett has been an actor for 30 years now. He has appeared in numerous commercials, films and television shows as well as dozens of plays throughout the country.