The Little Red Crane by Cornelius Van Wright
From Star Bright Books:
One morning, Dex the Little Red Crane and his very tall operator, Pete, receive an important letter. A BIG project far away requires their help! They set out on their journey right away. While traveling through cities and across the water to their destination, Dex and Pete meet giant cranes, all with different jobs. In the end, Dex the Little Red Crane may have the coolest job of all.
A perfect story for youngsters fascinated with BIG construction vehicles, The Little Red Crane cheerfully introduces a new kind of machinery and the job it performs. Beautifully detailed illustrations enliven the fun and informative journey.