A little boy watches his family"s new house being built, from the laying of the basement foundation to the installation of the last locks and doorknobs.
|Statement||by Polly Bolian and Marilyn Schima. Illustrated by Polly Bolina.|
|Series||A Community helper book|
|Contributions||Schima, Marilyn, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||PZ10.B2955674 I|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||46|
|LC Control Number||68015040|
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