Construction Site on Christmas Night (Hardcover)

By Sherri Duskey Rinker, A.G. Ford (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books, 9781452139111, 40pp.

Publication Date: October 16, 2018

List Price: 16.99*
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#1 New York Times Bestselling children's book author Sherri Duskey Rinker

A new toddler book and Christmas classic: VROOM and ZOOM into the holidays with this new Christmas classic from the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Mighty, Mighty, Construction Site!

Construction toys and construction joys: The trucks are gearing up for Christmas by building a special gift! But, there's a surprise waiting for each of them, too! Presents await for Excavator, Bulldozer, Crane, Dump Truck, and Cement Mixer as each finishes their part of this big, important job and rolls off to a sweet and sleepy goodnight.

A gift that will delight: Playful rhyming text from the bestselling author of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and vibrant illustrations from the acclaimed artist AG Ford make this a perfect gift for young construction fans everywhere.

If you and your child liked toddler books such as Goodnight Moon, Little Blue Truck, Dragons Love Tacos, Building a House, or The Day the Crayons Quit; you'll love Construction Site on Christmas Night

About the Author

Sherri Duskey Rinker is the author of #1 New York Times bestsellers Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site; Steam Train, Dream Train; and Mighty, Mighty Construction Site, and The 12 Sleighs of Christmas. She loves cooking, gardening, and old oil paintings. Sherri lives with her photographer husband, two sons, one dog, and one hedgehog in St. Charles, Illinois. Find out more about her at

A recipient of the NAACP Image Award, AG Ford has illustrated many award-winning books for children including Goal! by Mina Javaherbin and the New York Times bestseller Barack by Jonah Winter. He lives in Dallas, Texas.

Praise For Construction Site on Christmas Night

"Children will love shouting out the names of the vehicles and the parts they are gifted, as well as guessing what they're creating. It's perfect for one-on-one and small group sharing." —School Library Journal

"An excellent addition to the series and a welcome Christmas gift idea for even the smallest construction fans." —The Children's Book Review

Country Living Magazine 20 Best Christmas Books for Kids

"Vroom! If your child loves Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, then they will adore this Christmas book." —

"Truck lovers will gladly welcome the friendly rigs for Christmas." —Publishers Weekly

"Return to the world of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site with the same dedicated trucks and action-packed rhymes-now with a bit of holiday cheer thrown in." —The Horn Book

"It's a delight for truck lovers, holiday fans, and kids who enjoy some rhythmic verse as they nod off to dreamland." —Common Sense Media

"If you have little ones who love Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Mighty, Mighty, Construction Site, this holiday book will bring them just as much construction joy!" —Red Tricycle

"Fans of Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site rejoice! This is the perfect Christmas Eve book." —Romper

"A celebration of teamwork, hard work and pride in a job well done." —The San Francisco Chronicle

"A lovely book that ties the Christmas message of friendship and generosity to the satisfaction of a job well-done." —Kirkus Reviews

"A heartwarming story of both generosity and gratitude." —Green Valley News