|Author:||Anna Grossnickle Hines|
|Title:||I Am a Backhoe|
|Format:||lit docx mbr mobi|
|ePUB size:||1788 kb|
|FB2 size:||1695 kb|
|DJVU size:||1632 kb|
|Category:||Growing Up and Facts of Life|
|Publisher:||Tricycle Press (January 12, 2010)|
I Am a Backhoe, written and illustrated by Anna Grossnickle Hines, is the book I couldn’t write. A little boy plays in the dirt or with his blocks, always imagining that he’s really piece of heavy equipment – a backhoe, a crane truck, a bulldozer. Hines’s rhythmic text is never forced, and her simple, colorful, digitally enhanced illustrations will appeal especially to very young children. The book works o I once tried to write a picturebook to suit my truck-happy young son, but nothing worked. The book works on many levels, reflecting both the reality of a child’s happy and imaginative play as well as his longing to be big and powerful. And in another retro touch, I Am a Backhoe also ends with Dad (the big and powerful) coming home.
I Am A Backhoe (2010). About book: Summary: A young boy imagines himself to be different types of trucks as he plays in the sand. Good book to use with Toddler or Preschool story time. Bright, bold illustrations. Text encourages children to move like the truck and also to guess what truck the author is talking about. Good for children to participate with during the read aloud
By Anna Grossnickle Hines I Am a Backhoe. If you can’t drive a piece of heavy machinery, the next best thing may be to become one. In Hines’ latest picture book, a little boy shows off his powers of observation and imitation by becoming, yes, a backhoe but also a bulldozer, crane truck, dump truck, and roller. Then the boy climbs on Daddy, who takes the part of a flatbed truck. Daddy backs up, beeping, of course, and delivers the boy to the couch, where they proceed to read a book called My Big Trucks. Hines’ text is simple but evocative: I stretch my arms into the sky, way up high.
Written and illustrated by Anna Grossnickle Hines. Published by Random House Children's Books. In spare text and vibrant illustrations, a little boy pretends to be a bulldozer, a crane, a dump truck, and a roller. And finally, he parks on the couch with his father for a quiet moment. Topics in I Am a Backhoe. Age Range: 3-7. Pages: 40. Book Type: picture. Publication Date: January 12, 2010.
Like many young boys, this book’s protagonist marries an active imagination to a love of trucks. The digital artwork has a soft look and feel and features vibrant colors for both the clearly outlined objects and the blank backgrounds. Spare text with a simple vocabulary makes this an excellent choice for both toddlers and those who are just beginning to read.
Dig, dig, dig. Lift, turn, ti. a. .This work encourages imaginative and independent play inspiring toddlers not only to love trucks, but to become them, too. A young boy imagines himself to be different types of trucks as he plays in the sand.
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