Word Builder by Ann Whitford Paul

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Begin your new construction with twenty-six letters...

Where would a sentence be without words? And what's a word without letters? Just like when constructing a building, you have to build your words from the ground up!

Foreman Kurt Cyrus brings architect Ann Whitford Paul's poem to incredible heights with vivid illustrations that will make everyone want to be a word builder!

About Ann Whitford Paul

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Kurt Cyrus has illustrated numerous picture books, including Mammoths on the Move by Lisa Wheeler and his own Tadpole Rex and The Voyage of Turtle Rex. He lives in McMinnville, Oregon.
Published February 24, 2009 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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“Keep on building…until you have created…a whole world of book.” The pencil-and-digital artwork varies in perspective from extreme wide-angle to super–close-up views, maximizing the impact of the illustrations and the construction theme.

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Construction devotees will adore the first half of this tall-format book, ostensibly about building: Cyrus (Tangle Town ) combines ginormous-scaled, blocky images with loving detail (the ropiness of poured concrete, the tangle of cord attached to a jackhammer’s air compressor).

Jan 26 2009 | Read Full Review of Word Builder

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