Push! Dig! Scoop! A Construction Counting Rhyme

Author(s): Rhonda Gowler Greene

Early Learning | No Category

Down at the construction site, mummy and daddy trucks show their little ones how to build. Push goes a big mummy bulldozer and her one little dozer! Dig goes a daddy digger and his two little diggers! Count along with every scooping, mashing and spinning family of trucks in the construction site - all the way from the bright early morning until it's time to snuggle in bed. Picture book talents Rhonda Gowler Greene and Daniel Kirk have joined together for a book that will dig its way into the hearts of those who love Goodnight Digger and Bob the Builder.


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Come to the construction site and count along from one to ten and then off to bed, in the vein of Goodnight Digger

In this well conceived, bouncy and colorful primer, Greene builds up various geometric shapes from a line ... A clever and fun introduction to the assorted shapes -- starred review Publishers Weekly on WHEN A LINE BENDS ... A SHAPE BEGINS In prose reminiscent of the 'Old MacDonald' song, Greene develops an amusing story ... A storytime winner -- starred review School Library Journal on BARNYARD SONG A loving, deeply satisfying story that lights up the path toward sweet dreams -- starred review Booklist on AT GRANDMA'S The poetry flows naturally ... Both the text and illustrations give a sense of cheerfulness and warmth School Library Journal on DADDY IS A COZY HUG A sure-fire hit ... Fun, fun, fun -- starred review Booklist on LIBRARY MOUSE Kirk soups up his streamlined oil paintings with comic nuance. The dog characterisations are a stitch, and youngsters will enjoy the subtle jokes. A load of fun Publishers Weekly on MY TRUCK IS STUCK Pre-schoolers will love this bright picture book about a day in the life of a busy freight train. Kirk's color saturated pictures are a feast for the eye, with many wonderful details for little ones to explore. A sure-fire hit with budding engineers Booklist on CHUGGA-CHUGGA CHOO-CHOO Kirk in top form. The smooth, bright surfaces and chunky objects will remind readers of their own toys, while the dramatic, dynamic perspectives exude just the right amount of brought-to-life magic Publishers Weekly on TUGGA-TUGGA TUG BOAT

Rhonda Gowler Greene is the author of over twenty children's books. A former elementary learning disabilities teacher, Rhonda holds a master's in Educational Media. Her first book sale was Barnyard Song to Simon & Schuster/Atheneum. Among her other honours, her titles have been named a School Library Journal Best Book, an International Literacy Association Children's Choice, and a Bank Street College Best Book. www.rhondagowlergreene.com. Daniel Kirk has written and illustrated a number of popular and bestselling books for children, including Library Mouse, which Booklist heralded in a starred review as 'fun, fun, fun'. He lives in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. www.danielkirk.com.

General Fields

  • : 9781408881668
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : September 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Rhonda Gowler Greene
  • : Paperback
  • : 32