Building Machines And What They Do

by Derek Radford
Illustrator Derek Radford

Candlewick Press | June 6, 1994 | Trade Paperback

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How does a cement truck mix cement? How are garbage trucks emptied? These are just two of the questions curious children are likely to ask about the vehicles they see around them every day. Fortunately, for those of us who don''t know everything (or anything!) about such topics, Dereck Radford has assembled an impressive variety of facts about building machines. The brief text and realistically rendered machines—operated by bustling animal characters—are sure to capture the attention of truck fans everywhere.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 pages, 10.25 × 8.5 × 0.12 in

Published: June 6, 1994

Publisher: Candlewick Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1564023648

ISBN - 13: 9781564023643

Found in: Machinery
Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Building Machines And What They Do

by Derek Radford
Illustrator Derek Radford

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 pages, 10.25 × 8.5 × 0.12 in

Published: June 6, 1994

Publisher: Candlewick Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1564023648

ISBN - 13: 9781564023643

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How does a cement truck mix cement? How are garbage trucks emptied? These are just two of the questions curious children are likely to ask about the vehicles they see around them every day. Fortunately, for those of us who don''t know everything (or anything!) about such topics, Dereck Radford has assembled an impressive variety of facts about building machines. The brief text and realistically rendered machines—operated by bustling animal characters—are sure to capture the attention of truck fans everywhere.

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How does a cement truck mix cement? How does a crane lift concrete blocks to the top of a building? Children will discover the answers to these and other questions through this book's simple texts and clear, colorful drawings. "The large-size format and friendly-looking bears doing the work in the illustrations will appeal to young children".--Booklist. Full color

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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