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Dig Dig Digging - Margaret Mayo

Board Book

Published: 8th August 2006
For Ages: 3 - 5 years old
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A perfect book for little digger-lovers!

Trucks and tractors, fire engines and helicopters—they all like to work hard. But after a long, happy day of beep-beeping and vroom-vrooming, even the busiest engines need to rest. This bright, bouncy, noise-filled book brings together all the vehicles that children adore.

About The Author

Margaret Mayo is an acclaimed storyteller and author of several bestselling children's titles. A former teacher, she uses her wide-ranging experience with children in her writing. She lives in Brighton. Alex Ayliffe is a well-known children's book illustrator, whose distinctive papercut illustrations have great child appeal. Her board book Boo Barney won the Sainsbury's Baby Book Award.

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Dig Dig Digging
 
4.7

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Deserves multiple readings (13)
  • Easy to understand (12)
  • Well written (6)

Cons

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Best Uses

  • Younger readers (12)
  • Gift (6)
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    • Everyday reader (9), Bookworm (4)

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4.0

read it again and again

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from Sydney, Australia

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read

Cons

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    Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

    How many times did I read this? Probably not over. Sure I can recite it. Perfect for the machine mad youngster.

     
    5.0

    Dig Dig Digging

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    from Australind 6233

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • Informative
    • Page-Turner
    • Well Written

    Cons

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      • Younger Readers

      Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

      My Lil Grand son (23mths) loves this book. being a lil boy hes into all big machinery which comes from Bob the builder. He gets this book out when iam with him, sits on my lap and we read together, over an over.i recommend this book for any little boy. he gets so excited seeing the big pictures, plus its teaching him to say more words.

       
      5.0

      Fantastic book for a 2 year old

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      from Melbourne

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      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Understand
      • Well Written

      Cons

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        • Younger Readers

        Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

        This book was great for my 2 year old who absolutely loves any sort of truck and diggers. And due to the repetitive nature of the book he now reads along with me which is fantastic for helping develop his speech.

         
        4.0

        Great Bedtime Read

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        from Brunswick East AU

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        • Bedtime Favourite
        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Easy To Understand

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          Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

          This was bought for me to read to my 2 year old grandson whilst overseas.... Great bedtime reading.

           
          5.0

          Read it Again & Again & Again

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          from Perth, AU

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          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Easy To Understand
          • Well Written

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            Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

            My 2.5yr old son LOVES this book to the point I am reading it a minimum of 3 times a day! It has the ability to be sung too which is cool (if you can pick up the tune which isn't very hard).
            It is slightly american (as most books are) but nothing that really bothers me.

             
            5.0

            Great book for little boys

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            from Sydney

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            • Deserves Multiple Readings
            • Easy To Understand

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              Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

              Great for curious little boys

               
              5.0

              Gorgeous book for little boys

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              from Melbourne

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              • Deserves Multiple Readings
              • Easy To Understand

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                Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

                My 18 month old little boy loves this book, and I think it will be one which lasts as he grows older. Lots to read and talk about

                 
                4.0

                Good book

                By 

                from Brisbane AU

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                • Deserves Multiple Readings
                • Easy To Understand

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                  • Gift
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                  Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

                  This is a good book. Great subject matter for young children. This is an informative book and great for teaching children about different machines. The only draw back is the use of American english and terminology.

                   
                  5.0

                  Great fun and rhymes for boys

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                  from Melbourne

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                  • Deserves Multiple Readings
                  • Easy To Understand
                  • Well Written

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                    Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

                    My 18mo boy loves this book, especially now that he's recognising the garbage trucks, cranes, diggers etc when we go outside. The rhymes and action words capture his attention and really adds to his vocabulary.

                     
                    5.0

                    Great for littlies

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                    from Coraki

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                    • Deserves Multiple Readings
                    • Easy To Understand
                    • Well Written

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                      Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

                      This is the most read book I have in my Day Care. It is read at least 3-4 times every day and the children love to read it themselves. I have had it in my library since about 2000 so it is well loved.

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                      ISBN: 9780805079852
                      ISBN-10: 0805079858
                      For Ages: 3 - 5 years old
                      Format: Board Book
                      Language: English
                      Number Of Pages: 24
                      Published: 8th August 2006
                      Publisher: HENRY HOLT & CO
                      Country of Publication: US
                      Dimensions (cm): 15.24 x 14.99  x 1.52
                      Weight (kg): 0.18