Author: Red Nose Studio
Illustrator: Red Nose Studio
Bulldozers, dump trucks, and cranes are just a few of the vehicles working together in these pages to build something incredible. The payloader makes the hole for the foundation (“DIG”), the semi-loader brings in the huge blocks (“HAUL”), and the crane lifts them up (“HOIST”). But is this a real construction site, or a boy’s backyard? And after the structure is done, what happens next? Yes, the inevitable: he makes it all tumble down and is ready to start all over again!
Here is an ingenious book that showcases all kinds of trucks and celebrates the joy of imaginative play. But it is also a marvel of ingenuity on the part of Red Nose Studio, who has hand-built each of the trucks, as well as the construction site, then photographed his 3-D creations. As added value, the inside of the jacket—which pictures each vehicle and a simple description of what it does—can be hung in a child’s room as a poster.