The I Want to Be... series gives young children a realistic insight into the working day of adults. Easy-to-read captions and color photographs of women and men from different cultures help children understand what's involved in each occupation. Young readers learn to respect the importance of doing a job well and appreciate the contributions these workers make to our life and the world around us.
These books are perfect for reading alone or in group story times. They are certain to spark questions and encourage dialogue and prompt children to learn more about these occupations.
I Want to Be a Builder shows the diversity of skills of the professionals who chose to make construction their career.
Dan Liebman is a magazine writer and the author of many children's books. He is a specialist in plain language for both young and adult readers.
Suitable for preschool to kindergarten. -- Maryleah Otto "The Muskokan" (08/28/2008) Suitable for preschool to kindergarten.--Maryleah Otto"The Muskokan" (08/28/2008) Simple easy-to-read text and high quality, colored photographs will appeal to young children and beginning readers... Highly recommended.--Denise Weir"CM Magazine" (11/14/2003) Simple, easy-to-read text and high quality, coloured photographs will appeal to young children and beginning readers. By incorporating a variety of ages and genders into the photographs, Liebman has identified trade professionals as an occupation for all people. Highly Recommended.--Denise Weir"Canadian Materials" (11/14/2003)