Caldecott Honor illustrator Stephen T. Johnson's My Little Red Toolbox has all the tools a child needs to hammer, drill, and have hours and hours of fun! Each spread features a sturdy working tool that's easy to remove and great to play with. Kids will even learn about colors, shapes, and counting, too!
My Little Red Toolbox features seven cardboard tools that really work!
A pencil and an erasable slate, for drawing up plans
A ruler to measure things
A saw that makes noise when it cuts wood
A drill with movable parts
A screwdriver and screws that turn
A wrench and bolts that turn
A hammer for pounding nails
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Kids love to hammer, saw, turn bolts, and build things. But of course real tools are a little too hazardous for those tiny fingers. So Caldecott Honor artist Stephen T. Johnson ( Alphabet City) came up with a fun and educational solution: a combination toolbox and book! With its seven sturdy cardboard tools, bolts and screws that really turn, and erasable slate, this handy kit will provide hours of entertainment--and may keep those youngsters out of the grownup toolbox. Each two-page spread features a removable working tool and a different shape to work on. Turn the hand drill in the premade holes in a triangle. Pound pretend nails into a star shape. Cut a piece of "wood" into two rectangles--with a satisfying rasping sound! While they're becoming amateur carpenters, children will learn some basic skills in counting, shapes, and colors; on each colorful background, readers see one piece of paper, two pieces of wood, three holes, and so on up to six nails. This handsome red book includes a pencil, ruler, saw, drill, screwdriver, wrench, hammer, and slate for drawing up plans. Smaller children may need some help prying the tools out of their snug compartments, at least until the tools get a little worn in. (Ages 3 to 6) --Emilie CoulterAbout the Author:
Stephen T. Johnson is an award-winning fine artist who has illustrated many books for children, including Hoops and Alphabet City. The recipient of a Caldecott Honor, he lives in Brooklyn, New York
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Book Description Silver Whistle. BOARD BOOK. Book Condition: New. 015202154X New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0930820
Book Description Silver Whistle, 2000. Board book. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 015202154X