Construction Books

Building a House

By: Byron Barton

ISBN: 9780688093563

Brief text and illustrations describe the steps in building a house.

Construction Countdown

By: K.C. Olson

ISBN: 9780805069204

Introduces numbers and subtraction as the reader counts construction equipment from ten to one.

Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building

By: Christy Hale

ISBN: 9781600606519

"A collection of concrete poetry, illustrations, and photographs that shows how young children's constructions, created as they play, are reflected in notable works of architecture from around the world. Includes biographies of the architects, quotations, and sources"--Provided by publisher.

Iggy Peck, Architect

By: Andrea Beaty

ISBN: 9780810911062

Ever since he was a baby, Iggy Peck has built towers, bridges, and buildings, which comes in handy when his second grade class is stranded on an island during a picnic.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

By: Sherri Rinker

ISBN: 9780811877824

At sunset, when their work is done for the day, a crane truck, a cement mixer, and other pieces of construction equipment make their way to their resting places and go to sleep.


By: Sally Sutton

ISBN: 9780763646530

Big machines and their drivers work together to build a road. On board pages.

Tip Tip Dig Dig

By: Emma Garcia

ISBN: 9781906250829

Describes how various earthmoving trucks clean up a dump and make a playground, discussing what such machines as diggers, mixers, bulldozers, and cranes can do.

What Can a Crane Pick Up?

By: Rebecca Kai Dotlich

ISBN: 9780375867262

Illustrations and rhyming text show that a crane can lift anything from a load of steel to a cow.