Featured books by Sherri Duskey Rinker

Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton

Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton

By: Sherri Duskey Rinker
Illustrated by: John Rocco
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Nonfiction, Biography

Jinnee lives by the seaside and is quite magical. Using her magic, for her sons she created little house in a big city, a very special train, a steam shovel that saves the day, and more. The fictionalized biography of author/illustrator Jinnee, better known as Virginia Lee Burton, is presented to bring her work into focus. This is sure to introduce a new generation to books such as The Little House, Choo Choo, and Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

By: Sherri Duskey Rinker
Illustrated by: Tom Lichtenheld
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Fiction

Each vehicle on the construction site snuggles down at the end of the day. Sound has been added to this edition of the picture book version with the same title. Icons on each page ask young readers to match the button which makes the sound — from the final sounds of digging and dumping to yawns and snores.

Stream Train Dream Train 1-2-3

Stream Train Dream Train 1-2-3

By: Sherri Duskey Rinker
Illustrated by: Tom Lichtenheld
Age Level: 0-3
Reading Level: Pre-Reader
Genre: Fiction

Join the train as it begins its rhythmic, rhyming counting expedition. It starts with one engine and a happy bear and ending with the caboose with 10 windows and a “goodnight!” wish. Colors are presented in the same format in Steam Train, Dream Train Colors.

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