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Dig Dig Digging - Margaret Mayo

Board Book

Published: 8th August 2006
For Ages: 4 - 6 years old
In Stock. Ships in 1-2 business days from Australia
RRP $15.99
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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
 
4.8

(based on 16 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Deserves multiple readings (15)
  • Easy to understand (12)
  • Well written (7)

Cons

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  • Younger readers (12)
  • Gift (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Everyday reader (10), Bookworm (5)

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5.0

Great book for any truck-lover

By 

from Sydney, Australia

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Original Plot
  • Well Written

Cons

  • Age Inappropriate

Best Uses

  • Gift

Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

My three year old loves this book and it's one I quite enjoy reading as well. Easy to read and understand, it covers the whole repertoire of trucks and has cute illustrations.

 
5.0

2 year old loves it

By 

from canberra

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift

    Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

    My 2 year old is obsessed with this book

     
    4.0

    read it again and again

    By 

    from Sydney, Australia

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Younger Readers

      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

        Best Uses

        • 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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        Pros

        • 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

          By 

          from Brunswick East AU

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          Pros

          • Bedtime Favourite
          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Easy To Understand

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gift
            • Younger Readers

            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

            By 

            from Perth, AU

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            Pros

            • Deserves Multiple Readings
            • Easy To Understand
            • Well Written

            Cons

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              • Gift
              • Younger Readers

              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

              By 

              from Sydney

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              Pros

              • Deserves Multiple Readings
              • Easy To Understand

              Cons

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                • Gift
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                Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

                Great for curious little boys

                 
                5.0

                Gorgeous book for little boys

                By 

                from Melbourne

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                Pros

                • Deserves Multiple Readings
                • Easy To Understand

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gift

                  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

                  About Me Bookworm

                  Pros

                  • Deserves Multiple Readings
                  • Easy To Understand

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gift
                    • Younger Readers

                    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.

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                    ISBN: 9780805079852
                    ISBN-10: 0805079858
                    For Ages: 4 - 6 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): 14.61 x 15.24  x 1.91
                    Weight (kg): 0.18