- ISBN: 9780547563152 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1999.
|Summary, etc.:|| The dazzling cut-paper artistry of Caldecott medalist David Wisniewski combines with Andrew Clements's free-verse celebration of woodworking tools to tell the story of a surprise in the making. The evocative description of each workshop tool-ruler, axe, saw, hammer, and the rest-is accompanied by a vivid, dramatically composed illustration showing how it is used in the step-by-step construction of an ornate, old-fashioned carousel. An eager young apprentice assists one craftsman after another as the project takes shape and is rewarded with a toolbox of his won. Young wood-working enthusiasts will enjoy the affectionate and knowledgeable portraits of familiar tools as well as an acclaimed artist's vision of the magic simple tools can do.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 1
LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
1.9 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1999. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 42690 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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