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Big Digger Little Digger

By Timothy Knapman
Illustrated by Daron Parton

A modern day The Little Engine Who Could – a story about a little digger with a very big heart, perfect for all fans of construction site stories!

Little Digger loves to work hard, digging holes all day long. “Little digger, little digger, little digger,” he hums happily as he digs. But, one day, an especially BIG hole needs to be dug, and so in comes … BIG DIGGER. "Big Digger like to dig down DEEP!" he roars, and he begins to dig the biggest hole that anyone on the building site has ever seen… With the arrival of Big Digger, will there still be a place for Little Digger on the building site? A heart-warming read-aloud story about the power of hard work, teamwork and positivity from the author of Follow the Track All the Way Back and award-winning illustrator Daron Parton.

  • A book for fans of all things construction site and, of course, DIGGERS!
  • Perfect for any child who has felt they can't keep up with 'the big kids'. No matter how little your scoop is, just keep on scooping!
  • Another rhythmic read-aloud from the author of Dinosaurs Don’t Have Bedtimes, Time Now to Dream and Follow the Track all the Way Back

About the author

Timothy Knapman is a children’s writer, lyricist and playwright. His children’s books have been translated into fifteen languages and include Soon, illustrated by Patrick Benson, Time Now to Dream, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes, illustrated by Nikki Dyson, Can't Catch Me, illustrated by Simona Ciraolo, and Follow the Track all the Way Back, illustrated by Ben Mantle. His titles are often featured on CBeebies Bedtime Stories. He lives in Surrey. Find him online at timothyknapman.co.uk and on Twitter and Instagram as @TimothyKnapman.

About the illustrator

Daron Parton, a graduate of the Central Saint Martin's School of Art, has worked on a range of exciting packaging, editorial and children's book illustration projects. His clients include The Wall Street Journal, the New Statesman, GQ, Esquire and Scholastic. He was named the winner of the 2012 Australian Creative’s Hotshop Award for Illustrator of the Year, and was also Highly Commended in the 2013 Australian and New Zealand Illustration Awards. He is the illustrator of Zoo Train, written by Sally Sutton. Originally from the UK, Daron currently lives in New Zealand. Find him online at watermarkltd.com/artists/daron-parton.

ISBN: 9781406355833
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: September 1, 2018
Dimensions: 250 x 280mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 04/09/18 at 01:54:12
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