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Raise the Roof
Grab your tool kit and put on your hard hat-there's a house to build! It starts with drawing up the floor plans and ends with laying down a welcome mat, but in between there are lots of things to do. Children will love following all the steps as bulldozers clear the land and cement mixers pour the foundation. Then it's time to put up the walls, install the plumbing, nail d ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 24th 2003 by Viking Juvenile
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This is a wonderfully illustrated storybook, little children who doesn't know how to read can look through this book and 'read' it themselves. A beginning reader can learn to read it as it is a simply written storybook. A few words per page. a fun book
Cute book with great illustrations and few words. Simply explains how a house is built and finished, all the while, a dog is helping with the human house building while working on his own house on the side. In the end, everyone gets to enjoy the results of their labors.
Dec 22, 2008 Barbara rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Pre - Gr 2
Another fun book for a construction storytime. A man AND a woman build a house from the ground up, showing the parts and stages of housebuilding. And a dog helps out and builds his own doghouse, adding humor to the book.
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