Let’s Build

One of our favorite authors, Sue Fliess, has a new picture book out, Let’s Build, with illustrations by Miki Sakamoto.

Sue truly gets young children, plus has a real flare for rhyming text. The text is fast-paced and gently humorous, as you can see in the book trailer:

Yes, hardware stores do seem to go on for miles! (Although certain DIY types don’t seem to mind that.)

Let’s Build is a quick, lively read for a slow summer day when the kids are looking for something to do. Perhaps it will inspire them to build their own “fort” out of blankets, chairs, and couch cushions.

Other activity suggestions:

For those who want to give something more concrete at try, This Old House has instructions for building a fort they say can be constructed in about three hours. Yes, you could build a fort in a day!

Danae has a great Pinterest Board of Tree Houses and Forts (plus other play structures. Check out the A-frame made out of wooden doors!

Age Range: 3 – 8 years
Grade Level: Preschool – 3rd
Hardcover: 24 pages
Publisher: Two Lions (May 6, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1477847243
ISBN-13: 978-1477847244

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