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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Jennie Erwin Branch E Montgomer Ross (Text) 22960001442143 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
 Given in honor of Commercial Bank, July 2017: [ sm/ts 09-22-2017 @ ACL-MAIN ]
Dorchester - Summerville Branch E MON (Text) 30018005485681 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Lancaster - Kershaw Branch E MON (Text) 30553103388270 Juvenile Easy Picture Book Available -
Lancaster - Lancaster Branch E MON (Text) 30553103388262 Juvenile Easy Picture Book Storage -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780571314096
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: London : Faber & Faber, 2016.

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Summary, etc.:
The boy's grandma was a famous architect. Her garden is still full of old building materials. Unwilling to accept she has gone, the boy builds a giant structure from the bricks and girders he finds. And then ... Grandma comes to life! The boy is whisked away on an epic adventure across fields, through oceans and atop roofs. But where is Grandma taking him?-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 3-6.
Grades Preschool-1.
Subject: Grandparent and child.
Grandmothers > Death.
Grandparent-grandchild relationship > Fiction.
Grandmothers > Death > Fiction.
Grandparent and child > Juvenile fiction.
Grandmothers > Death > Juvenile fiction.

Ross Montgomery started writing stories as a teenager, when he should have been doing homework, and continued doing so at university. After graduating, he decided to channel these skills into teaching at a primary school. He wrote his books when he really should have been marking homework. He lives in London with his girlfriend, a cat and many, many dead plants. The Building Boy is his first picture book.David Litchfield lives in Bedfordshire. He first started to draw when he was very young, creating comics for his siblings. Since then David’s work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, books, and on T-shirts. He has also exhibited his illustrations in both solo and group shows in the UK, Europe, and America. He is the author/illustrator of the award winning picture book The Bear and the Piano.

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