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You Wouldn't Want to Be a Skyscraper Builder! : A Hazardous Job You'd Rather Not Take

Series: You Wouldn't Want To--

by John Malam, Illustrated By David Antram


Franklin Watts
March 2009


Non-Fiction
Ages 10 – 11 . Grades 5 – 6

Lexile measure: IG860L

DRA: 40

Guided Reading: Q

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This interactive series will enthrall young and reluctant readers (Ages 8-12) by making them part of the story, inviting them to become the main character. Each book uses humorous illustrations to depict the sometimes dark and horrific side of life during important eras in history.


This book offers a humorous look of the life of a crew member building a new skyscraper called the Empire State Building while doing different jobs such a wrecker, catcher for a riveting gang, and sky boy.
David Antram

Antram was born in Brighton, England. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time artist.
John Malam

John Malam studied archaeology at the University of Birmingham, England, and worked as an archaeologist at historic sites across Britain before becoming a full-time writer. He specializes in children's non-fiction. He has written more than one hundred books, including "An Ancient Greek Temple, Ancient Egyptian Jobs "and "Titanic, Shipwrecks and Sunken Treasure."

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$29.00

ISBN: 9780531208243

32pp. | 8-½ x 9-½

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