Got a little builder in your household? Tap into their love of all things construction and get them engaged in reading with a few of these books that they will definitely dig. From old classics to new favorites, we’ve got your blueprint for active imaginations and trucks, trucks, trucks. Click through the gallery to see them all.

What Can a Crane Pick Up?

Age: 2-5

“What else can a crane lift high in the air? A sunken ship, a polar bear, and boxes and boxes of underwear.” Construction isn’t always serious business; here, colorful illustrations show this powerful tool in all kinds of unusual situations. Cranes can be very strong—and very silly! Available as a hardback or board book.

Available at, $14.91.

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—Emma Bland Smith & Amber Guetebier