Gus’s workshop is chock-full of odds and ends. When his friend Rico comes over with a problem, his scooter seat is way too small for a rhino. Gus finds just the thing to fix it.
John Henry was born with a hammer in his hand. He was taller and stronger than anyone around. When men started talking about laying railroad tracks across through the mountains John Henry be a part of it. And drive those spikes he did. Then came the day when a challenge was announced. Who could dig a tunnel through a mountain faster?
Photographs and simple text introduce different devices used by people around the world to make their lives and work easier. Reprint.
Have You Ever Seen an Octopus with a Broom? compares human and animal tools and reveals surprising facts about how animals clean house, fish for food and even play percussion. Maybe you’ve never seen an octopus with a broom – but these animals use jets of water like a broom to sweep out leftovers after a meal, and also sweep sand and small stones out of their den to make it bigger. The Spin It! activity at the end of the book will provide hours of educational enjoyment. Each informational picture book in the Have You Ever Seen series uses lighthearted human-animal comparisons to teach primary-level children about animals.
Concept books about all kinds of tools.