Chronicle Books Construction Site: Taking Flight!
Chronicle Books Construction Site: Taking Flight!

Construction Site: Taking Flight!

By Sherri Duskey Rinker


Publication Date: September 26, 2023

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Ages 3 to 5

Get ready for takeoff! This addition to the beloved New York Times bestselling Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site series features the same fan-favorite trucks in an exciting new setting: a bustling airport!

When an airport needs an expansion, the Construction Site crew is on the job! With help from fun new vehicles from the airport, they’ll build new roads and runways, prep planes for their trips, and clean up after a surprise snowstorm.

The airport is a busy place—Belt Loader, Tractor, Snowplow, and many other vehicles pull the planes, pump the fuel, move the luggage, maintain the runways, and much more. Working together, the team will get all the planes in the air in time for a sweet and sleepy goodnight.

Sherri Duskey Rinker and AG Ford, the author-illustrator team behind many bestselling Goodnight Construction Site books, bring their playful rhyming text and vibrant illustrations to another exciting tale of teamwork, sure to satisfy construction fans everywhere.

THE SKY IS THE LIMIT: An airplane book to delight toddlers at home and on the go! Special new vehicles help the original crew fuel the planes, maintain the runways, clear away snow, and build a BIG new airport wing so that everyone can get where they are going.

ROLLICKING READ-ALOUD: Sherri Duskey Rinker’s bouncing, energetic rhymes make for a tremendously satisfying read-aloud experience, perfect for active kids who love construction.

TEACHES TEAMWORK: Just like all the stories in the Construction Site series, this book emphasizes working together and the joy of a job well done—real-world skills presented to young readers in a fun, accessible setting!

REST AS REWARD: These books help small children slow their own engines and wind down after a busy day. Each story offers the delight of construction work and a well-earned, sleepy ending to tuck readers into bed.

Perfect for:Young truck, tractor, and construction fansFamilies getting ready for a tripAirplane, flight, and airport vehicle enthusiastsParents and caregivers looking for action-packed books about teamwork and friendshipTeachers, librarians, and storytime readersBirthday, holiday, or travel activity gift for little vehicle fansFans of the Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site seriesReaders who love classic children's books by authors such as Dr. Seuss, Chris Van Dusen, Kevin Henkes, and Sandra Boynton

About the Author

Sherri Duskey Rinker is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site; Steam Train, Dream Train; Mighty, Mighty Construction Site; Construction Site on Christmas Night; Construction Site: Three Cheers for Kid McGear!; Construction Site Mission: Demolition!; Construction Site: Road Crew, Coming Through!; and Construction Site: Farming Strong, All Year Long. She lives with her photographer husband and two sons in the Chicago area.

AG Ford, a recipient of the NAACP Image Award, has illustrated many award-winning books for children, including the New York Times bestsellers Construction Site on Christmas Night; Construction Site: Three Cheers for Kid McGear!; Construction Site Mission: Demolition!; Construction Site: Road Crew, Coming Through!; and Construction Site: Farming Strong, All Year Long. He lives in Dallas, Texas.

Format: Hardcover

Length: 44 pages

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Publication Date: September 26, 2023

ISBN: 9781797221922

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