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The Busy Building Book

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A new building is going up, and that means lots of noise -- and lots of work. First the construction site is boarded off, then the workers come and dig a big hole for the foundation. Soon the scaffolding goes up, then the building's skeleton is made, and finally it's time for the walls and the ceilings to be put in. There's so much to do, and the workers need many trucks a ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published December 31st 2001 by Puffin (first published March 23rd 1998)
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Shanna Gonzalez
Aug 15, 2009 rated it liked it
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A very nice portrayal of the construction process. Construction workers with their equipment, vehicles, and building materials are depicted in collage-style art, with important elements of the construction scene clearly labeled. The reader follows the building from the pouring of its foundation through the opening speech as workers wait to enter.

The Busy Building Book book provides a look into the fascinating process of construction, and provides the names for tools, building materials, and othe
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