- Hardcover: 32 pages
- Publisher: Chronicle Books (April 20 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0811877825
- ISBN-13: 978-0811877824
- Product Dimensions: 25.4 x 1 x 26.7 cm
- Shipping Weight: 431 g
- Average Customer Review: 88 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #6,991 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site Hardcover – Apr 20 2011
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Truck-loving kids will respond to this take on settling down to sleep. " - The Horn Book Guide"This book is a treasure." -Testy Yet Trying blog"Rinker's rhythmic verse reinforces the vehicles' love of their work (Dump Truck "moves the dirt/ from place to place,/ Then dumps it with a happy face") and, like Lichtenheld's art, deftly balances the story's boisterous and drowsy elements. Truck lovers will happily nod off to the strains of this read-aloud." - Publishers Weekly"Perfect for sleepers who are more fascinated by the motorized and muddy than by the soft and fluffy. A certain subset of parents and grandparents will see this book and shout, "At last!" - Chicago Tribune"Lichtenheld's detailed and textured illustrations, rendered in wax oil pastels on vellum paper, perfectly complement the fun, rhyming text, cleverly personifying each truck with expressive eyes and amusing details. Recommended for vehicle- and bedtime-themed storytimes, this is sure to be a hit with truck-loving preschoolers." - School Library Journal, starred review"If your little reader is mad for trucks, you must get this gem of a book!" -SweetOnBooks.com"Gentle rhymes and soft-colored pictures of favorite trucks are the perfect way to lull any child into sweet dreams." - Bookmarkable blog,"For all those youngsters who feel coziest with a cement mixer jammed into an armpit and a dump truck wedged at their feet, Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site might be the best bedtime book ever." - Hampton Roads"An ideal bedtime book for all those truck-loving toddlers and preschoolers! If there's a truck fan in your family, this is a great pick Drive it to the top of your pile of story time truck reads as well." - Waking Brain Cells blog"A great read-aloud story as you are settling your child in for the night." -About.com"A delightful debut." - The New York Times" A standout picture book, especially for those who like wheels with their dreams" - Booklist, starred review"
About the Author
Sherri Rinker is a graphic designer and is constantly inspired by the passions of her two young boys.
Tom Lichtenheld loves drawing pictures and telling silly stories. His books include the best-selling Duck! Rabbit!, Everything I Know About Cars, and Shark vs. Train. He lives in Geneva, Illinois.
From the Publisher
America's Favorite Bedtime Story!
" A standout picture book!"
—Booklist, starred review.
"A delightful debut."
—The New York Times.
“A hit with truck-loving preschoolers.”
—School Library Journal, starred review.
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Sherri Duskey Rinker
Sherri Duskey Rinker is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Steam Train, Dream Train. 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.
Tom Lichtenheld is the illustrator of the New York Times bestsellers Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Steam Train, Dream Train, created with Sherri Duskey Rinker, and Duck! Rabbit! and I Wish You More, created with Amy Krouse Rosenthal. He lives near Chicago, Illinois.
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Top Customer Reviews
Toddlers will love this book because of its writing style, catchy phrases and unique noises. My daughter loves saying goodnight to each heavy equipment character.
This book is long for a toddler so I recommend waiting until they are at least 2 years old.