Iggy Peck, Architect

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Abrams Books for Young Readers, Oct 1, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
A hilarious, irreverent book about doing your own thing Meet Iggy Peckcreative, independent, and not afraid to express himself! In the spirit of David ShannonsNo, Davidand Rosemary WellssNoisy Nora,Iggy Peckwill delight readers looking for irreverent, inspired fun. Iggy has one passion: building. His parents are proud of his fabulous creations, though theyre sometimes surprised by his materialswho could forget the tower he built of dirty diapers? When his second-grade teacher declares her dislike of architecture, Iggy faces a challenge. He loves building too much to give it up! With Andrea Beatys irresistible rhyming text and David Robertss puckish illustrations, this book will charm creative kids everywhere, and amuse their sometimes bewildered parents.

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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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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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Andrea Beaty is the author of"? Doctor Ted"; "Firefighter Ted";?"Hush, Baby Ghostling";" When Giants Come to Play"; and "Iggy Peck, Architect". 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! She lives in the Chicago area. You can visit her online at?andreabeaty.com.

David Roberts (PhD, University of California, Berkeley), a recipient of Woodrow Wilson and Rockefeller Foundation Fellowships, focuses on modern European intellectual history and the problems of fascism. His many publications include "The Syndicalist Tradition and Italian Fascism" and "Benedetto Croce and the Uses of Historicism.