Iggy Peck, Architect

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Abrams Books for Young Readers, Feb 22, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Iggy Peck has been building fabulous creations since he was two. His parents are proud of their son, though sometimes surprised by some of Iggy's more inventive creations (like the tower he built out of used diapers). When a new second grade teacher declares her dislike of architecture, Iggy faces a challenge. He loves building too much to give it up! With Andrea Beaty's irresistible rhyming text and David Roberts' unique and stylish illustration, this book will charm creative kids everywhere.

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User Review  - Ebarclift13 - LibraryThing

This is phenomenal book about a boy named Iggy who loves to design and create out of anything and everything. From a young age his parents recognize his creative mind for designing, just like an ... Read full review

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User Review  - wichitafriendsschool - LibraryThing

A rhyming story about a child with a passion for building. Iggy's parents are proud of his fabulous creations, though they’re sometimes surprised by his materials, like the tower he built of dirty ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Andrea Beaty is the author of When Giants Come to Play; Iggy Peck, Architect; Doctor Ted; and the mid-grade novel Cicada Summer. As a kid, she spent her days being a detective, world explorer, movie star, and spy. Now, as a children's author, she spends her days pretty much the same way! Along with children's authors Julia Durango and Carolyn Crimi, she reviews funny books for kids at the website www.ThreeSillyChicks.com. Her title Rosie Revere, Engineer made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2013. She made the list again in 2016 with her title Ada Twist, Scientist.

David Roberts was born on May 8, 1970. He is a British children's illustrator. He has worked with such well-known authors as Philip Ardagh on the Eddie Dickens and Unlikely Exploits series, G.P. Taylor on the Mariah Mundi series, Chris Priestley on the Tales of Terror series, Mick Jackson on Ten Sorry Tales and The Bears of England, and Susan Price on the Olly Spellmaker series. Mouse Noses on Toast by Daren King won the Nestle Smarties Book Prize (ages 6 -8 years) in 2006, after which King and Roberts collaborated on other titles including Peter the Penguin Pioneer, Sensible Hare and the Case of Carrots and The Frightfully Friendly Ghosties series.

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