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Dig Dig Digging - Margaret Mayo

Board Book

Published: 8th August 2006
For Ages: 2 - 4 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
 
4.8

(based on 10 reviews)

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    (2)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to understand (10)
  • Deserves multiple readings (9)
  • Well written (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Younger readers (8)
    • Gift (5)
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      • Everyday reader (5), Bookworm (4)

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    5.0

    Read it Again & Again & Again

    By Jess

    from Perth, AU

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Understand
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • 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.

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      5.0

      Great book for little boys

      By Al

      from Sydney

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      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Understand

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift
        • Younger Readers

        Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

        Great for curious little boys

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        5.0

        Gorgeous book for little boys

        By Snowangel7

        from Melbourne

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        Verified Buyer

        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

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          4.0

          Good book

          By Wild Red

          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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            5.0

            Great fun and rhymes for boys

            By Boy's mama

            from Melbourne

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            Pros

            • Deserves Multiple Readings
            • Easy To Understand
            • Well Written

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Younger Readers

              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.

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              5.0

              Great for littlies

              By kanda

              from Coraki

              About Me Bookworm

              Pros

              • Deserves Multiple Readings
              • Easy To Understand
              • Well Written

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Younger Readers

                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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                5.0

                2yo son's favourite book!

                By Tassie golden retriever

                from Rural Tasmania

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                Pros

                • Deserves Multiple Readings
                • Easy To Understand

                Cons

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                    Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

                    Fantastic book for toddlers (especially those interested in diggers, large machines etc!). Very catchy rhythmic words and colourful pictures. My 2yo son requests this every day.

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                    5.0

                    Such a great fun little board book!

                    By Robin in the Hood

                    from Sydney

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                    Pros

                    • Deserves Multiple Readings
                    • Easy To Understand
                    • Fun to read
                    • Informative
                    • Well Written

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Younger Readers

                      Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

                      I bought this book for my little boy coz he loves all the wheels, and it turns out to be his most favorite book! We read together and I imitate the noise/action each machine does which keeps my active one greatly entertained. I can't count how many times in a day we read this book together. So glad I bought it!

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                      4.0

                      Little one loves it

                      By Jester

                      from Melbourne Australia

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                      Pros

                      • Easy To Understand

                      Cons

                      • Not What I Expected

                      Best Uses

                      • Younger Readers

                      Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

                      Bit upset American version not the English I was expecting

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                      5.0

                      Great book, it goes with us everywhere!

                      By Amanda sasha

                      from Sydney, Au

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                      Pros

                      • Deserves Multiple Readings
                      • Easy To Understand
                      • Relevant

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Gift
                        • Younger Readers

                        Comments about Dig Dig Digging:

                        This book lives at the bottom of our pram, every day it gets a read. We use it to compare real machines and talk about them.

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                        ISBN: 9780805079852
                        ISBN-10: 0805079858
                        For Ages: 2 - 4 years old
                        Format: Board Book
                        Language: English
                        Number Of Pages: 24
                        Published: 8th August 2006
                        Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
                        Dimensions (cm): 14.6 x 15.1  x 1.3
                        Weight (kg): 0.21