Join in the fun as a young girl helps her dad and mom build a swing set. In simple rhyming verse, children learn the names and sounds of the different tools and what they are used for as each tool has a job to do. A good book for fun family interactions, showing trust in a child's ability to help and the pleasure of sharing in the making of something that can be enjoyed by other children too. Its message to young children is: "Yes I Can."
Deb Adamson lives on the Connecticut shoreline with her family, including orange cat extraordinaire, Fatty Lumpkin, aka Lumpy. Her books are silly, sweet, and often a combination of both.
Illustrator Candice Hartsough is inspired by relief printmaking, embroidery, and every pet or child she has ever met. She currently lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, with her husband, three children, and little dog.