The Construction Crew (Hardcover)

By Lynn Meltzer, Carrie Eko-Burgess (Illustrator)

Henry Holt & Company, 9780805088847, 40pp.

Publication Date: November 8, 2011



The construction gang is tearing down an old building and laying the foundation for a new home. Workers use all kinds of trucks and tools to get the job done. And just in time for a family to move in.

The alliterative text completel with shout-out language that young children will love is just right for preschoolers.

About the Author

Lynn Meltzer is a preschool teacher. She lives in Framingham, Massachusetts with her family. The Construction Crew is her first book for children.Carrie Eko-Burgess is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer whose work has been featured in Print Magazine and other prominent publications. She lives with her family in San Francisco.

Praise For The Construction Crew

“Simple and colorful, it should be a hit at toddler and preschool storytimes.”--School Library Journal "An upbeat choice for kids fascinated by construction workers and their equipment." --Booklist “Ample fun for truck lovers and those interested in learning about what it takes to build a house from the ground up.” -Publishers Weekly

“A rollicking, rhyming salute to a construction crew and the equipment they use to demolish an old building and construct a family home in its stead.” -Kirkus Reviews