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edition:Paperback
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published: Sep 2009
ISBN:9781554533169
publisher: Kids Can Press

123 I Can Build!

illustrated by Irene Luxbacher

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techniques, crafts & hobbies, activity books
5 of 5
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list price: $6.95
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
published: Sep 2009
ISBN:9781554533169
publisher: Kids Can Press
Description

This book in the Starting Art series provides an introduction to all the materials kids need to start building. They'll learn simple architectural techniques such as joining, roofing and folding, in addition to concepts such as foundation, structure and function. Projects include a breezy birdhouse, a mushroom mansion, a perfect palace and a fabulous funhouse. Budding builders will proudly say, “I can build!”

About the Author
Irene Luxbacher is an illustrator, children's book author and a graduate of Queen's University and Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Her children's books have received numerous awards and accolades, including being nominated for a Governor General's Award for illustration and chosen for USBBY's Outstanding International Books List. Irene lives in Toronto.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
4 to 7
Grade:
p to 2
Awards
  • Winner, Best Books for Kids & Teens , Canadian Children's Book Centre
Editorial Review

Half craft book and half architecture book, this title fills a gap for young children.

— School Library Journal

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123 I Can Build! (Starting Art)

Step-by-step projects, illustrated with colour photos, include a breezy birdhouse, a mini mansion and a delightful paper dwelling. Irene Luxbacher offers adults additional building-project ideas and tips to ensure good building experiences. A glossary is included.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2010.

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