Construction Books

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: 9780763679767

Una vez más el equipo de construcción regresa con sus grandes máquinas. ¡Listos a excavar, martillar y construir!

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.

I Am a Backhoe

By: Anna Hines

ISBN: 9781582463063

A little boy pretends to be a bulldozer, a crane, a dump truck, and a roller. And finally, he parks on the couch with his father for a quiet moment.


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.

B is for Bulldozer

By: June Sobel

ISBN: 9780544108080

Get ready for a ride through the alphabet at a busy construction site. There's a big yellow Bulldozer, a tall shiny Crane, and a rusty red Dump truck—and the construction crew is hard at work. But what are they building?

Digger, Dozer, Dumper

By: Hope Vestergaard

ISBN: 9780763688936

Sixteen boisterous, rhyming poems—each one highlighting the job and personality of a different vehicle, from a backhoe to an ambulance to a snowplow—introduce young children to their favorite trucks face-to-face.


By: Sally Sutton

ISBN: 9780763646530

There are many big machines and busy people involved in building a road, and this riveting board book follows them every step of the way.

Hello World! Construction Site

By: Jill McDonald

ISBN: 9781984896704

Toddlers can learn all about the busy world of a construction site, with easy-to-understand facts about all the huge, noisy machines that captivate little ones' imaginations.

Machines at Work

By: Byron Barton

ISBN: 9780694011070

Rhythmic text and bold, graphic illustrations convey all the energy and excitement of the day.