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Look at That Building!

Series: exploring our community

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Learning about buildings and how they are constructed has never been so much fun. This gem of a book introduces young readers to basic construction concepts through the eyes of five friends keen on building a doghouse for their pet pooch, Max. To find out more about the task, Yulee, Martin, Nick, Sally and Pedro head to the library, where they learn about foundations, beams, frames and other building fundamentals. Fun facts, bright illustrations and comic-book-style discussions among the characters add to the mix. An activity at the end of the book invites readers to make their own mini doghouse out of marshmallows, paper, glue and craft sticks.

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Learning about buildings and how they are constructed has never been so much fun. This gem of a book introduces young readers to basic construction concepts through the eyes of five friends keen on building a doghouse for their pet pooch, Max. To find out more about the task, Yulee, Martin, Nick, Sally and Pedro head to the library, where they learn about foundations, beams, frames and other building fundamentals. Fun facts, bright illustrations and comic-book-style discussions among the characters add to the mix. An activity at the end of the book invites readers to make their own mini doghouse out of marshmallows, paper, glue and craft sticks.

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Hardcover, eBook

AWARDS & REVIEWS

Reviews

"... an excellent introduction to architecture ..."

Resource Links, 08/08/2011

"... a wonderful introduction to structures ..."

Canadian Children's Book News, 15/08/2011

"Budding architects ... will appreciate this colorful overview."

Booklist, 15/08/2011

"Bright and colourful illustrations and fun facts walk children through the fundamentals of buildings and structures ..."

Journal of Commerce, 15/01/2012

Awards

  • 2012 - Best Books for Kids & Teens, Starred Selection, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner

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