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- DescriptionCould you really build a playground in your neighborhood? KaBOOM! Find out how and how much fun it can be. What s your dream playground? Grab a piece of paper and let your imagination go wild! That was the first step when two hundred kids and grown-ups in an Indianapolis community got together to build the playground in this book one of over two thousand that KaBOOM! has helped create. A slide isn t just a slide, it could be a chute to a time machine. A swing might be Pegasus flying across the galaxy. . . . Weeks of planning precede the construction of a playground that a community feels is truly theirs, a vibrant space to foster both creativity and physical activity. Sprinkled with kid-friendly factual tes, Michael J. Rosen s lively free verse, together with colorful photographs, capture the enthusiastic teamwork leading up to the final build of a playground in one day a playground that will welcome kids of all ages well into the future.
- Author BiographyKaBOOM! is a national nonprofit organization that believes that kids everywhere need a safe, nearby place to exercise their bodies and imaginations. Their mission is no less than to save play for America s children through the creation of great playspaces with the participation and leadership of communities. Ultimately, they envision a place to play within walking distance of every child.Michael J. Rosen has written and edited some ninety books for children and adults, including The Hound Dog s Haiku, illustrated by Mary Azarian; The Cuckoo s Haiku, illustrated by Stan Fellows; and the pop-up book Chanukah Lights, illustrated and paper-engineered by Robert Sabuda. He lives on one hundred forested acres in central Ohio.
- Author(s)Michael J Rosen
- PublisherCandlewick Press,U.S.
- Date of Publication01/04/2013
- SubjectChildren's General Interest & Leisure
- Series TitleKaboom! Books
- Place of PublicationMassachusetts
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCandlewick Press,U.S.
- Content Notecolour illustrations
- Weight499 g
- Width251 mm
- Height272 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Photographer(s)Ellen Kelson,Jennifer Cecil
- Format DetailsSewn,Paper over boards,With dust jacket
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