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Who do you think of when you see a hammer and a saw? A carpenter! What about a shovel and a watering can?

In Taro Miura's deceptively simple book children will discover more than sixty different tools, both familiar and new. Even the youngest readers will find the striking images engaging, and older children will be fascinated by the chance to guess which profession uses each set of tools before they turn the page. A wonderful tour of a variety of jobs and the tools they use to fix, build, and create.

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Taro Miura is a multiple-award-winning illustrator and graphic designer. He lives in Japan.

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Each profession has its own tools. Japanese illustrator Miura shows a distinctive set of tools on a double-page spread, identifying items such as a clamp, a saw, and nails. A turn of the page reveals the worker using them. Prereading children will enjoy identifying the tools, but their biggest challenge will be guessing the occupation represented. Doctor, chef, and painter may be the easiest jobs to identify, but most children will be stumped by the watchmaker's tools. With the exception of the "try square," known here. as the "framing square," most of the tools' names are in common use in the U.S. Graphically bold and distinctive, the subtly textured, shaded shapes of the implements show up clearly on the colored pages. On the alternating spreads, the workers are pictured against white backgrounds. The guessing-game aspect adds an element of fun to this beautifully designed and distinctively illustrated book. Carolyn Phelan
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