Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

Book review by Darienne Stewart, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 2+

Charming bedtime book is magic for truck lovers.

Parents say

age 2+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 2+

Based on 1 review

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age 2+

Needs pronoun help but great

Great book that's only problem is that the trucks are all male. It is also very pronoun heavy (lots of him/his) which made turning all of the trucks female for our daughter a bit of a challenge. When we had a son we alternates between female & male trucks. Despite the gender problem my daughter loved this book (edited form) and we read it hundreds of times. It has really beautiful rhymes that work just as well with female trucks.
age 2+

Outdated Gender Roles

This book would be great if it weren’t for the tired old stereotype that construction is only something boys are interested in: why are all the vehicles male??

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