I Am a Backhoe

By Anna Grossnickle Hines; Anna Grossnickle Hines (Illustrator)
(Tricycle Press, Hardcover, 9781582463063, 40pp.)

Publication Date: January 12, 2010

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"Dig, dig, dig. Lift, turn, tip.
I am . . .a backhoe."
In spare text and vibrant illustrations, a little boy pretends to be a bulldozer, a crane, a dump truck, and a roller. And finally, he parks on the couch with his father for a quiet moment.

About the Author

ANNA GROSSNICKLE HINES has been called a "sorceress of the ordinary" by The Horn Book for  her ability to "touch her wand to a simple event and transform it into a delightful picture book." Anna's more than sixty books have garnered numerous honors, including the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award and the Parents' Choice Award. Visit www.aghines.com.

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